University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM)

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2012
Monroe , LA
United States
Louisiana US

Anyone who participated in ULM's Upward Bound program between 2009 and 2012 should check a special ULM website for information on the breach:

Records Breached: 

121 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Breach Total Number: 
Dataloss DB
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A University of Louisiana Monroe employee's email account was hacked.  The hacker or hackers could have accessed the sensitive information of people enrolled in the Upward Bound program.  A file in the employee's email included the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and other personal information of 83 high school prospects for the Upward Bound program, two former ULM employees who worked within a related program, a current ULM employee working in a related program, and 35 post-secondary ULM students.