Data Breach at Idaho National Labs

November 20, 2023


Federal research center, Idaho National Laboratory (INL), experienced a massive data breach Sunday night, leading to the leak of employee addresses, Social Security numbers, and bank account information.
The breach is under investigation and federal law enforcement is involved, said INL media spokesperson Lori McNamara. INL is part of the United States Department of Energy (DoE). Historically, the lab has been involved with nuclear research, although the laboratory does other research as well. Battelle Energy Alliance for the DoE’s Office of Nuclear Energy manages INL.

Incident Date

November 19, 2023

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified