University of Pittsburgh


Location

Pittsburgh, PA
United States
40° 26' 26.25" N, 79° 59' 45.1896" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 3, 2012
geo: 
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers associating themselves with Anonymous claimed to have obtained the private information of University of Pittsburgh students and alumni. The hackers threatened to release the information publicly unless the University apologized to students, law enforcement, and professors.  The University was involved in the arrest of several supporters of Anonymous. Student passwords, dorm information, payment and credit information, parent information, coursework and grades, as well as alumni information may be exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

San Jose State University (SJSU) Associated Students


Location

San Jose, CA
United States
37° 20' 21.7896" N, 121° 53' 41.8416" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
geo: 
San Jose, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker was able to access SJSU's Associated Students information.  Associated Students is a student-run non-profit that manages and hosts many SJSU campus services, but it's IT infrastructure is separate from SJSU's.  The hacker claimed to have 10,000 student Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers, but it is unclear if this information was actually exposed.  The hacker claimed to use an SQL injection to access the information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

South Bend Community School Corporation


Location

South Bend, IN
United States
41° 41' 0.1716" N, 86° 15' 0.0252" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 22, 2012
geo: 
South Bend, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A computer glitch that occurred when the district changed its student management systems caused some employee Social Security numbers to be exposed.  The numbers could only be seen by other employees who were being trained on the new computer program.  Employees were notified of the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Pepperdine University


Location

Malibu, CA
United States
34° 0' 18.0288" N, 118° 48' 36.3204" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 11, 2012
geo: 
Malibu, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

8,300

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.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Tallahassee Community College (TCC)


Location

Tallahassee, FL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2013
geo: 
Tallahassee, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

3,300

Federal investigators informed Tallahassee Community College that a hacker gained access to their main computer system.  The personal information of students who applied for financial aid may have been accessed.  It appears that an insider hacked into the computer system. Hacked 2011 TCC financial aid records were misused to file fraudulent tax refunds.  Federal Investigators told TCC when they traced where the information came from.

Source: 
Media

Emory University


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 21, 2013
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Anyone with an Emory University netID/username is being advised to change their account password due to a breach.  Emory University stated that it appears the attack on their information technology infrastructure is similar to attacks that similar organizations have seen in the past few months.  Emory University also stated that it does not appear that sensitive information was accessed.  

Source: 
Media

McHenry County College, Ellucian


Location

Crystal Lake, IL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 1, 2013
geo: 
Crystal Lake, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

McHenry County College's software vendor Ellucian accidentally sent the personal information of current and former McHenry County College students and staff to three other junior colleges.  Social Security numbers and other information were sent to Morton, Prairie State, and Triton.

Source: 
Media

University California Irvine


Location

Irvine California
501 Student Health
Irvine , CA
United States
Phone: (949) 824-5301
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 14, 2014
geo: 
Irvine California
501 Student Health
Irvine , CA
United States
Phone: (949) 824-5301
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On March 26, 2014, the California Information Security Office notified the University California Irvine that three of the computers in the Student Health Center had been infected by a keylogging virus, which captured the keystrokes as information was being entered into the computers, then transmitted the data to unauthorized servers. They believe that hackers gained information from February 14th through March 27th 2014.  As a result of the virus personal information of individuals was compromised.

Source: 
California Attorney General

California State University, East Bay


Location

25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, CA
United States
Phone: (510) 885-3000
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 5, 2014
geo: 
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, CA
United States
Phone: (510) 885-3000
Records Breached: 

Unknown

California State University, East Bay has notified individuals of a data breach that has occurred on August 11, 2014 when the University discovered unauthorized access to individuals information when an overseas IP address appears to have used a software tool designed to access information on a server without being detected. The server targeted contained personal information on various employment record transactions and some extended learning course information.

The specific information breached included names, addresses, Social Security Numbers and dates of birth.

Source: 
California Attorney General

University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Location

Las Vegas, NV
United States
36° 6' 52.7256" N, 115° 10' 22.1376" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 20, 2005
geo: 
Las Vegas, NV
United States
Records Breached: 

5,000

A hacker was caught accessing the University's server and may have gotten information from the Student Exchange and Visitor Information System (SEVIS).

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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