Eastern Michigan University investigating computer security breach, employee banking information may be compromised

Stefanie Murray reports:

An Eastern Michigan University computer server was hacked into late Friday, potentially exposing employees’ direct deposit banking information, some university passwords and personal identification numbers, according to an e-mail sent to the EMU community tonight.

The security breach occurred about 11:30 p.m. Friday, according to the e-mail, and was discovered Saturday by the school’s IT staff during routine system monitoring. It happened on a server that controls my.emich passwords and Banner Self-Service PIN codes for students and employees.

Read more on AnnArbor.com. Although much has yet to be revealed, kudos to EMU’s IT staff for catching the intrusion quickly.

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