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[Dataloss] Illinois university hit with security breach

From: lyger (lygerattrition.org)
Date: Wed Jul 05 2006 - 21:43:53 CDT


The original estimate was "up to 240,000". Apparently they found some
duplicates in the records, which goes back to the previous discussion of
"records" versus "unique individuals".

On Wed, 5 Jul 2006, Richard Forno wrote:

": " Illinois university hit with security breach
": "
": " By Dawn Kawamoto
": " http://news.com.com/Illinois+university+hit+with+security+breach/2100-7349_3
": " -6090860.html
": "
": " Story last modified Wed Jul 05 16:14:35 PDT 2006
": "
": " Western Illinois University is notifying more than 180,000 people that their
": " personal data is at risk after hackers entered its networks.
": "
": " The university said it mailed the last of its notifications on Monday to
": " people whose Social Security number, credit card account number and other
": " sensitive information were on the student service servers in the security
": " breach.
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