Bellingham Public Library notifying patrons of data breach

asmith reports that the Bellingham Public Library in Washington suffered a breach impacting 735 patrons.  The data, downloaded by an unknown source, included patrons’ names and birthdates, along with their library ID information.

Bellingham’s breach notice, posted on their website, explains that the data were breached in a breach of Whatcom County Library System (WCLS), with whom they share some services. The breach was not of Bellingham’s server. Bellingham was notified on July 11 of the incident, which occurred on June 26.

WCLS’s notice is posted prominently on their site.

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