Tags data breach

Phishing scam exposes personal, medical information at central California school districts

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days ago

Phishing emails to employees at several school districts in Monterey County, California, have exposed Social Security numbers and medical records.

Grades, attendance records altered in Michigan high school hack

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

The district's superintendent has notified parents of students at Orchard Views High School that some academic data had been accessed and changed.

U. Chicago Law School accidentally sends applicant data to new students

by Betsy Foresman • 7 days ago

A spreadsheet mistakenly sent to 297 new students contains personal and academic information of every applicant to the school's fall master's program.

Ohio’s 'Data Protection Act' can shield higher ed against breach lawsuits

by Joanna Grama • 2 months ago

Commentary: The new law fills a longstanding policy gap for colleges and universities everywhere, says security consultant Joanna Lyn Grama.

Hacker steals personal data of 500,000 San Diego Unified students

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The school district says it has identified a possible culprit and a criminal investigation is underway.

Connecticut Higher Education Trust loses .4 million in breach

by Mark Satter • 9 months ago

Cyberthieves stole money from 21 college savings accounts — an incident State Treasurer Denise Nappier has called "unsettling."

Stanford official resigns after failing to disclose 2016 data breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The breach, which was discovered by a student, included private employee information and details from student financial aid applications.

College IT experts and students have opposing views on cybersecurity

by Corinne Lestch • 1 year ago

Higher ed IT professionals say they alert the student body about data breaches, but students say that information is not communicated to them.

Texas school district data breach affected nearly 23,000 students, faculty members

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

Northside Independent School District in San Antonio has hired a computer forensics team to investigate the attack that occurred last summer.

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