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Xavier University of Louisiana Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

On Behalf of | Jan 4, 2023 | Firm News

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, LLC, a law firm experienced in data breach class action lawsuit litigation, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Xavier University of Louisiana.  Xavier University of Louisiana is located New Orleans, Louisiana.  If you received a notice of data breach letter from Xavier University of Louisiana, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.

What Happened?

On December 22, 2022, Xavier University of Louisiana announced that it suffered a ransomware attack by the notorious Vice Society ransomware group.  The ransomware attacked occurred on November 22, 2022. Vice Society claims that it posted a list of documents containing the personally identifiable information on its website that they claim was stolen from Xavier University of Louisiana after it refused to pay a ransom.[1]   In total, the data of an unknown number of individuals was compromised in the breach.

What Data is Involved in the Xavier University of Louisiana Data Breach?

Xavier University of Louisiana has not released the exact sensitive personal data that was stolen from its network, but based on past similar cases the data could include:

  • Full Name
  • Social Security Number
  • Address
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Credit Card Number
  • Debit Card Number
  • Medical Information
  • Health Insurance Information


What Should I do if I Received Notification of the Data Breach from Xavier University of Louisiana?

If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies related to the Xavier University of Louisiana data security breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Justin Walker at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.

[1] https://www.nola.com/news/education/xavier-university-hit-by-cyberattack-in-november/article_0575824e-823e-11ed-9dd3-17717ab3199c.html