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State error leads to security breach
San Francisco Chronicle - Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Sacramento Bureau

A state health department mailed letters to nearly 50,000 Californians this month – inadvertently listing their Social Security numbers alongside their names and addresses on the envelopes. The security breach involved a Feb. 1 mailing by the California Department of Health Care Services to 49,352 recipients of the state’s Adult Day Health Care program.