Front Rush, Recruiting Software Company, Exposes 700,000 Student Athletes' Files
Front Rush, a technology company providing recruiting software for over 850 US colleges and approximately 9,500 teams, confirmed that they suffered a data breach exposing roughly 700,000 student athletes’ files.
According to a report, compromised data includes personal addresses, dates of birth, driver’s licenses, physical evaluations, performance reports, financial aid agreements and SAT scores. Though Front Rush did not immediately respond to the security researcher's notification, they disclosed that the server exposing the Amazon Web Services (AWS) bucket has been closed. Furthermore, the company stated that extensive policies have been put in place to protect user data.
"The privacy of our users' information is our top priority and we have extensive policies in place to protect that data. The bucket is closed and we will continue to monitor the server to ensure the highest security," a spokesperson wrote in an email, referring to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) server that was exposed.