Email Attachment Goof Exposed Personal Info of 4,557 Cal Poly Pomona Students

Victoria Gonzalez reports:

Human error caused a massive leak of personal information of all active students in the College of Science. On Jan. 29, the campus community was notified via email of the leak.

The incident occurred Jan. 28 when a university employee within the Computer Science Department intended to send an email containing advising information for 940 computer science students. 

Inadvertently, the employee also attached an Excel spreadsheet containing personal information of all 4,557 active students in the College of Science.

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