Gaston College
Data Breach Class Action

August 30, 2023 -- Attention: victims of the Gaston College data breach.

Around February 22, 2023, Gaston College detected unusual activities on its computer servers. They promptly took measures to safeguard and recover their computer infrastructure and initiated a probe. With the expertise of external cybersecurity experts, they aimed to understand the extent and specifics of the potential data compromise. The inquiry revealed that Gaston College’s systems were breached without authorization from February 21 to February 22, 2023. During this interval, the intruder managed to access specific files and directories within Gaston College's digital framework.

Approximately 191,000 individuals were affected by the Gaston College data breach.

Breached data may include, but is not necessarily limited to: name, Social Security number, date of birth, financial account data, driver’s license number, student data, medical/treatment data, and employment data.

For more information about steps you can take to possibly reduce the chances harm arising from a data breach, please review the following article: What are some steps you can take if you've been the victim of a data breach?

Additional information about the Gaston College data breach may be found here: Gaston College Notice of Data Event.

Located in Dallas, North Carolina, Gaston College is a recognized public community college institution. Catering to both Gaston County and Lincoln County, this college welcomes more than 5,000 learners every semester for its curriculum courses, while its continuing education programs attract around 16,000 students. As a member of the North Carolina Community College System, it has earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to confer associate degrees.

If you believe you are a victim of the Gaston College data breach, and would like to participate in a class action lawsuit regarding this data breach, please submit your information via the form on this webpage. This website is not associated with nor authorized by Gaston College or any affiliated companies.