Posted on February 11th, 2011 No comments
Woods, a data warehouse manager for VA, was charged in a January 2010 indictment with using the names and Social Security numbers of several individuals,
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VA manager stole disabled vet data to create fraudulent tax returns
Posted on January 28th, 2011 No comments
Facebook’s German business has run into new restrictions on what it can do with email addresses, giving users more control over what happens to the names on their contact lists.
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Facebook Gets New Curbs In Germany
Posted on December 22nd, 2010 No comments
A laptop stolen in Georgia in November held the names and billing information of nearly 14,000 Centra patients, the Lynchburg-based hospital system announced Monday.
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Centra notifies nearly 14,000 patients after laptop theft
Posted on December 19th, 2010 No comments
Ohio State University is notifying up to 760,000 students, professors and others that their names and Social Security numbers might have made it to cyberspace in one of the largest and most costly breaches to hit a college campus.
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Server Hacked At OSU; 760,000 Affected
Posted on November 7th, 2010 No comments
An employee of the General Services Administration sent the names and Social Security numbers of the agency’s entire staff to a private e-mail address.
Posted on October 6th, 2010 No comments
Don't assume that your facility is immune to an inside job. A Johns Hopkins Hospital employee stole the names, social security numbers, birth dates, and addresses from patients and gave them to friends who obtained “instant credit” at stores to buy more than $600,000 in merchandise, federal officials alleged in an indictment issued on Friday.
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Stolen Hopkins patient info used in $600K credit card fraud
Posted on October 1st, 2010 No comments
More than 20 million Americans have multiple Social Security numbers associated with their names, according to a new study of commercial databases
Posted on September 30th, 2010 No comments
A storage device was stolen from Rice University containing confidential information of more than 7,000 students and staff, according to eSecurity Planet. The device reportedly contained the names, Social Security numbers and other personally identifying information of approximately 7,250 faculty, staff, students and retirees.
Posted on September 14th, 2010 No comments
Red-faced City University of New York officials sent warning letters to 7,000 students telling them a computer containing personal information – including their names and Social Security numbers – had been stolen a few weeks ago.
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Computer containing 7,000 CUNY students' personal information stolen weeks ago
Posted on November 19th, 2009 No comments
The U.S. Army on Friday confirmed that a hard drive was either stolen or lost from the Army Corp of Engineers’ Southwestern Division in Dallas, exposing the names and Social Security numbers of more than 60,000 soldiers and civilian personnel.
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Missing Hard Drive Exposes Soldiers’ Data