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Cal State data breach hits nearly 80,000 students


Los Angeles Times - (California) California State University officials reported September 8 that the personal information, including login information, gender, race, sexual identity, and campus-issued email addresses of nearly 80,000 students enrolled in an online sexual violence prevention course through the third-party vendor, We End Violence, was exposed by a vulnerability in the underlying code. Authorities are investigating the breach which involved eight university campuses.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:10