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Hackers Target School, Post Data Online

DATA LOSS—U.S.

June 14, 2012

A Tennessee School system is working with investigators to determine when and how a hacker group infiltrated its systems, exposing the names and Social Security numbers of potentially 110,000 current and former employees and students of the schools. COMPUTERWORLD reports that the group, which calls itself Spex Security, posted 14,500 records online and has threatened to post more, saying it gave "Tennessee a chance to comply and they didn't, therefore, this is the consequence they'll have to swallow." The school has shut down the website and is working to notify all affected individuals.
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