President's Challenge, Indiana University

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 27, 2012
United States
Records Breached: 

650,000 (Unknown number of SSNs)

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A security breach caused the personal information of 650,000 President's Challenge participants nationwide to be exposed.  Hackers may have accessed participant names, email addresses, dates of birth, and nutritional data.  People throughout Indiana University were participating in a Health IU fitness inter-campus competition.  No financial information was available to the hacker or hackers.  A small percentage and unknown number of Social Security numbers may have been available through other organizations that participate in President's Challenge programs.  It is unclear how many other organizations were affected by the President's Challenge hack.