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September 8, 2017

 

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Equifax Security Breach Affects Nearly 3 Million Hoosiers

A national data security breach compromises the private information of nearly 143 million Equifax customers.

June 26, 2017

 

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$115M Settlement Proposed In Huge Anthem Data Breach Lawsuit

The deal, proposed in a class-action suit over a 2015 data breach affecting nearly 80 million people, would be the largest-ever in such a case if approved.

May 19, 2017

 

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Electronic File Dump Contained IU Usernames And Passwords

More than two billion electronic files, including thousands of Indiana University usernames and passwords, were released in a digital information dump.

May 15, 2017

 

Ransomware is designed to encrypt a computer's files so they are accessible to a user unless they pay a fee to get the files back.

Indiana University Targeted By Ransomware Attacks

The university has not detected any infected computers, but there have been efforts to infiltrate the virus into the IU network.

October 12, 2015

 

The new center at Purdue’s Research Park — a partnership among multiple state agencies, the university and private security companies — will serve as a watchdog, identifying multiple, targeted attempts to compromise government systems.

Purdue Will Be Home To New State Cybersecurity Center

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann says state databases are the subject of millions of attempted hacks.

August 5, 2015

 

While much of the data exposed might not appear valuable or private, cybersecurity expert Fred Cate says hackers can still use it to their advantage by compiling the information and then pretending to be someone they’re not.

How Does The NoMoreClipboard Breach Affect Hoosiers?

Medical Informatics Engineering says the breach of its NoMoreClipboard service exposed personal data including birth dates, addresses and phone numbers.

February 5, 2015

 

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Tens Of Millions At Risk After Cyber Attack On Anthem

The health insurance company says hackers accessed information including names, social security numbers, and employment information.

July 22, 2014

 

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9/11 Commission Releases New Report, Warns Of Cyber Threats

Former Indiana Congressman Lee Hamilton, who is vice chair of the commission, says cybers attacks are one of the biggest threats to national security.

December 17, 2013

 

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IU Expert: NSA Surveillance Ruling Sets New Precedent

A Federal Court has set a new legal precedent by ruling against the actions of a government surveillance program.

July 31, 2013

 

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FSSA Discloses Extent Of Confidential Records Breach

After warning nearly 200,000 of a possible compromise, the agency now says privacy violation affected fewer than 100 people.

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