The University of Colorado Boulder has confirmed that it suffered from a data breach in which thousands of former and current students’ personal information was exposed. The university issued a security notice on October 25, attributing the breach to an unpatched vulnerability in software provided by third-party vendor Atlassian. Atlassian
Colorado has become the third state, following in the footsteps of California and Virginia, to pass a comprehensive data privacy law that effectively forces companies to make changes to how they manage personally identifiable information online. The act, called the Colorado Privacy Act, was signed into law on July 7.
A criminal investigation has been launched after law enforcement reported an intentional attack on gas service lines in Aspen, Colorado. The incident left thousands of residents and businesses without heat during near zero degree temperatures. Local authorities handed out electric space heaters and worked with residents to maintain liveable situations,