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The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill 6000 Employees Personal Data Compromised

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill 6000 former and current Employees and students and vendors Personal information compromised.
An information technology manager in the Division of Finance and Administration discovered that some Division of Facilities Services files containing the personal data were inadvertently posted publicly on the internet.

The breached data contains with the Names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and tax identification numbers

The University has rejecting the internet access to the files and conducted an in-depth forensic investigation. A Security expert was hired to identify affected individuals. The files were removed from Google, where copies were being hosted. 

Affected individuals began receiving notification letters on Dec. 10. The University is taking steps to improve information security, including formalizing the process for identifying and safeguarding sensitive data.




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