The Biggest Data Breaches Of 2012 (So Far)

University Of Nebraska

Hacks against colleges seemed to gain popularity during the first half of this year. Among the highlights, the University of Nebraska was targeted in the breach of as many as 650,000 current and former students going back nearly 30 years. Databases that were targeted apparently included social security numbers, addresses, financial aid information and even grades. The university says it took immediate action to shut down the breach, and worked with law enforcement agencies to identify the culprits. No word on whether they found some C students who somehow ended up with A's.

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