Personal data on 72,000 staff taken in University of Delaware hack

The University of Delaware (UD) has joined the long line of recent data breach victims, with a compromised university system yielding personal information on 72,000 past and present employees, Naked Security reports. UD authorities have notified those affected by mail, and email where possible. Investigators have been called in to pin down the scale of the breach, identify any additional risks and ensure those affected are properly informed. A system has been set up to allow those not yet in receipt of full information to check if they are affected, and all affected staff have been offered credit monitoring services to keep an eye out for potential identity theft.

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