Tags data breach

FTC sues homework aide Chegg over multiple data breaches

by EdScoop Staff

Data breaches at Chegg going back to 2017 exposed the personal data of more than 40 million users of the company's homework software.

Accellion breach exposed 300,000 records, University of Colorado says

by Benjamin Freed

After a breach compromised "a small amount" of Social Security numbers, the university is setting up a call center as it notifies victims.

Online learning company K12 exposes student data in Missouri

by Colin Wood

One state official said the distribution of a spreadsheet by the company's lobbyists represented a "significant" data breach.

Blackbaud mum on which universities had Social Security data stolen

by Betsy Foresman

The company revised its story last week, but it's still not saying which universities were affected by the cyberattack discovered last May.

Student hacker grabbed personal data of thousands of Maryland students

by Colin Wood

Now facing possible criminal charges, the student's activities have been revealed as more extensive than originally believed.

Mass email exposes personal data of Georgia Tech students, again

by Colin Wood

After a similar incident last year and a major data breach in April, the university's "emergency response team" is now instating "corrective action."

Student data exposed in U. Pittsburgh email attachment

by Betsy Foresman

Students who received the personal data were asked to delete it and empty the trash can folder in their email client.

Pearson hack exposes student data connected to 13,000 accounts

by Betsy Foresman

Limited information — including names, birthdays and email addresses — has been compromised for an unknown number of school and university students.

1.4 million student Social Security numbers found unencrypted in Maryland

by Colin Wood

A recent audit found the state's Education Department was storing sensitive personal data in plaintext format and not updating its software.