Data Breach at the University of South Carolina Impacts 34,000

Posted: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:34am

The University of South Carolina (USC) is notifying some 34,000 people after a system intrusion was detected on a computer used by the College of Education. The breach was discovered in June, but the notifications are being delivered in order to allow those impacted to watch their credit reports.

According to USC, a webserver at the College of Education was compromised sometime around June of this year. Some of the files on that server contained personal information for some 34,000 people dating as far back as 2005, including names, addresses, and Social Security numbers.

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