Pepperdine University


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 11, 2012
geo: 
Malibu , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

8,300

Breach Total Number: 
8 300
Source: 
California Attorney General
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A University laptop was stolen from an employee's locked car.  Pepperdine learned of the theft on November 12, 2012.  The laptop may have contained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and/or dates of birth.

UPDATE (12/11/2012): As many as 8,300 people may have been affected.  The laptop had been used for work related to the IRS and contained data from as far back as 2008.  About 75 percent of the people affected were students.