Mississippi student data accessed in Questar testing-vendor breach

Bracey Harris reports:

Mississippi education officials were unable to say Friday how many students’ personal information might have been obtained in the wake of a data breach at Questar one of the state’s testing vendors.

The Mississippi Department of Education said in a statement Friday that an unauthorized user accessed the information of two districts and three schools in the state. The release did not name the districts affected. The department said it does not share Social Security numbers or addresses with the vendor.

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