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Intruders break into University of North Florida

The University of North Florida(UNF) has started to sending out email notification to users after they have learned that database containing information about people who submitted contracts to live in the UNF residence halls could have been compromised.

UNF has now secured the servers, but an investigation shows the information could have been accessed as early as spring 2011.  The hacker may compromised the sensitive data includes approximately 23,000 names and Social Security numbers of people who submitted a housing contract between 1997 and spring 2011.

The institution has also made available a frequently asked questions (FAQ) page to offer further clarifications on the incident.

To help the potential victims, UNF is covering the cost of an identity protection service for a period of one year includes Credit report,Daily 3 Bureau Credit Monitoring,Identity Theft Resolution,ExtendCARE and $1 Million Identity Theft Insurance.

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Database Leaked