Murphy Law Firm is investigating claims on behalf of all individuals whose personal and confidential information was potentially compromised in the data breach involving Cincinnati State Technical Community College (“Cincinnati State”). On November 2, 2022, Cincinnati State became aware of a suspicious cybersecurity incident involving its network, indicating a likely data breach. Based on a forensic investigation, Cincinnati State confirmed that cybercriminals had infiltrated its network and removed certain files between October 30, 2022 and November 2, 2022. The investigation determined that the files stolen by cybercriminals contained the personal information of 408,189 individuals. The personal information taken by cybercriminals includes:
As a result of the data breach, these individuals’ personal and highly confidential information may be in the hands of cybercriminals who can place the information for sale on the dark web or use the information to perpetrate identity fraud. Murphy Law Firm is evaluating legal options, including a potential class action lawsuit, to recover damages for individuals who were affected by the data breach.