Indiana University - 26/02/2014

Indiana University announced that the personal data of 146,000 students and graduates was breached. The information included their Social Security numbers and addresses and may have affected students and graduates from 2011 to 2014 at seven of its campuses. According to the university "The information was not downloaded by an authorized individual looking for specific sensitive data, but rather was accessed by three automated computer data-mining applications, called webcrawlers, used to improve Web search capabilities."The university also announced that the information was stored in an insecure location for the past 11 months. The site has since been locked down.The university has set up a hotline 1-866-254-14841-866-254-1484 for students as well as a website http://bit.ly/1kbX505 with information on how to monitor credit accounts and answers to any additional questions regarding an individuals exposure. The university will also be providing the Social Security numbers of those affected to the three major credit-reporting agencies. CallSend SMSAdd to SkypeYou'll need Skype CreditFree via Skype