Humboldt State University employee info possibly compromised after computer virus

Chris Durant reports:

A Humboldt State University computer infected with a virus may have exposed the personal information of 3,500 people employed by the school between 2002 and 2006.

HSU spokesman Paul Mann said no employees or former employees have yet reported having their information — like Social Security numbers — being used or stolen. Notifications are being sent out to current and former employees.

”We’re erring on the side of conservatism,” Mann said.

The computer was found to have a sophisticated virus that is used to steal login information.

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