[ISN] [Dataloss Weekly Summary] Week of Sunday, October 31, 2010

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 01:20:34 -0600 (CST)

Open Security Foundation - DataLossDB Weekly Summary
Week of Sunday, October 31, 2010

6 Incidents Added.


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Incidents Added

Reported Date: 2010-11-06
Summary: 50 Social Security numbers of town employees disclosed in e-mails
Organizations: Town of New Baltimore

Reported Date: 2010-10-25
Summary: 12,000 names and Social Security Numbers sent to a private e-mail address
Organizations: U.S. General Services Administration

Reported Date: 2010-10-21
Summary: Personal information of 1,500 seniors contained in an email attachment was accidentally sent to 400 students
Organizations: Seton Hall University

Reported Date: 2010-10-21
Summary: External hard drive containing back up of patient information missing from hospital
Organizations: St Vincent’s University Hospital

Reported Date: 2010-10-21
Summary: Email sent to employees contained 110 students names and Social Security numbers
Organizations: Richmond Public Schools

Reported Date: 2010-02-04
Summary: 35 flight students' credit card info improperly stored on desktop computer accessed by unknown party
Organizations: Honolulu Community College, University of Hawaii


Blotter Posts

Added: 2010-11-07
Title: Man faces 400 identity theft charges

Added: 2010-11-07
Title: Identity theft victims can now register status at DMV

Added: 2010-11-05
Title: Identity Theft Council launches in Bay Area

Added: 2010-11-05
Title: Health care the new playground for identity thieves

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