External Data Breaches

This is a running list of the breach notifications that we have received from external sites that potentially involve UMBC email addresses. These articles do not mean that a UMBC account was compromised, but rather an account at a third-party was potentially compromised where the account holder used a UMBC account.

Account Data Breach: START

Russian streaming service impacts over 7 million accounts

In August 2022, news broke of an attack against the Russian streaming service "START". The incident led to the exposure of 44 million records containing 7.4 million unique email addresses. The...

Posted: November 4, 2022, 3:08 PM

Account Data Breach: TAP Air Portugal

Portugal's national airline victim of ransomware attack

In August 2022, the Portuguese airline TAP Air Portugal was the target of a ransomware attack perpetrated by the Ragnar Locker gang who later leaked the compromised data via a public dark web...

Posted: October 28, 2022, 3:07 PM