Herff Jones Data Breach

From BU Today: Herff Jones, the company that offers graduation merchandise through Barnes & Noble at BU, as well as regalia—such as class rings and yearbooks—for other colleges and universities across the country, reported this week that it was the victim of a cyberattack that compromised thousands of student customers’ personal payment credit card accounts.

“Barnes & Noble College has been notified that Herff Jones recently discovered they had been the victim of a cyberattack after receiving reports of possible fraudulent activity on student customers’ personal payment card accounts, which may have compromised customer data,” a statement from Barnes & Noble says. “We want to assure you that we are taking this situation very seriously and are working closely with Herff Jones to fully understand exactly what happened and how they are addressing the issue.”

Read the full article on BU Today for more information.