Northrop Grunman

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 9, 2013
Suwanee , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
70 000
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

People who were linguists or applied to be linguists within Northrop Grunman Technical Services, inc. Balkans Linguist Support Program may have had their personal information exposed. A database that contained names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, blood types, contact information, and additionaly types of government-issued identification numbers was accessed by unauthorized parties.  The breach occured sometime between November 2012 and May 2013 and was discovered on July 26.

UPDATE (08/15/2013): Over 70,000 people, including thousands of linguists, were affected.