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Cyber Crime

Read: WSU Settles Lawsuit Over 2017 Hard Drive Theft for $4.7 Million

WSU Settles Lawsuit Over 2017 Hard Drive Theft for $4.7 Million

Nearly 1.3 million people’s personal information was stolen, including Social Security numbers, when a hard drive was stolen from an off-site storage unit.

Read: Cape Cod Community College Recovers 80% of Stolen Money

Cape Cod Community College Recovers 80% of Stolen Money

The college was attacked by hackers who infiltrated the school’s banking information and were able to make several transactions.

Read: Georgia Tech Data Breach Exposes Information of 1.3M People

Georgia Tech Data Breach Exposes Information of 1.3M People

The university, which many people believe to be a ‘cybersecurity hub’ with all the work it’s done over the past few years, got hacked last month.

Read: UCLA Health Settles $7.5M Lawsuit Over Data Breach

UCLA Health Settles $7.5M Lawsuit Over Data Breach

The data breach was discovered in 2014 and affected the personal information, including Social Security numbers, of nearly 4.5 million UCLA Health patients.

Read: Hackers Offer College Applicants Chance to Buy Admissions Files

Hackers Offer College Applicants Chance to Buy Admissions Files

Hackers breached the systems of three private U.S. colleges and sent out suspicious emails to applicants asking for a ransom.

Read: Chinese Hackers Target 27 Universities to Acquire Military Technology

Chinese Hackers Target 27 Universities to Acquire Military Technology

Over two dozen universities in the U.S. and around the world have been singled out for access to maritime military research.

Read: Rush Hospital Data Breach Exposes 45,000 Patients’ Personal Information

Rush Hospital Data Breach Exposes 45,000 Patients’ Personal Information

A data breach back in January exposed the personal information, including Social Security numbers, of thousands of patients at this Chicago hospital.

Read: Malware Attack Shuts Down Columbia State for 2 Days

Malware Attack Shuts Down Columbia State for 2 Days

The virus spread when an employee opened a malicious email attachment, forcing classes on all campuses to close for two days.

Read: Report: K-12 Schools Experienced 122 Cyber Attacks in 2018

Report: K-12 Schools Experienced 122 Cyber Attacks in 2018

A new report from the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center says a U.S. school district falls victim to a cyber attack as often as every three days.

Read: Hacker Gets 10 Years for DDoS Attack on Children’s Hospitals

Hacker Gets 10 Years for DDoS Attack on Children’s Hospitals

Martin Gottesfeld hacked into the Boston Children’s Hospital IT system in protest of the treatment of a patient, Justina Pelletier.

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