It appears more than 100,000 could be affected by a security breach at the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, Florida that involves Social Security numbers. In an e-mail sent to students, UNF said a file may have been accessed by someone outside the country. The file contained personal information of high school and college students, plus anyone else who had expressed interest in the university. UNF said it is notifying the 106,884 people who were affected. About half of them (52,853) had their names and Social Security numbers compromised, and the rest (54,031) had their names and dates of birth compromised, according to UNF. The breach happened sometime between September 24 and September 29. UNF said the computer involved has been isolated, and the university is working with the FBI to determine the cause and intent of the breach.
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