University of South Carolina


Date Breach Made Public: 
September 6, 2007
geo: 
Columbia , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

1,482

Breach Total Number: 
1 482
Source: 
Dataloss DB
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A number of files containing Social Security numbers, test scores and course grades were exposed online. It appears the person responsible for the breach may not have known enough about computers to realize the information could be accessed outside the university system.