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St. Augustine College Data Breach Investigation

by | Feb 26, 2022 | Firm News

On August 7, 2021, St. Augustine College experienced a data breach exposing over 13,000 individuals’ sensitive person information, including Social Security Numbers. Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data exposed by St. Augustine College. St. Augustine College is located in Chicago, Illinois.

If you received a Notice of Data Breach letter from St. Augustine College and would like to understand your legal rights, please contact us immediately.

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

According to information St. Augustine College reported to the Maine Attorney General’s office, St. Augustine College found unusual activity on its network on August 7, 2021.[1] The notice of data breach notes certain filed stored on the St. Augustine were accessed or acquired by an unauthorized actor during the Data Breach.[2]

 

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

St. Augustine College stated that the following types of information was exposed for the individuals impacted by the Data Breach:

  • Name;
  • Social Security Number

 

HOW MANY INDIVUDALS’ INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

 Approximately 13,263 individuals had their names and Social Security Numbers impacted by St. Augustine College’s Data Breach.

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE AUGUSTINE COLLEGE DATA BREACH?

 If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to the St. Augustine College Data Breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.

[1] https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeviewer/ME/40/ca472a3d-e994-47fc-9e67-c39ae82adeff.shtml

[2] Id.