NC: Online security breach hits Charlotte college campus, officials warn

Chris Dyches reports:

School officials say an online security breach has hit a Charlotte college campus and they are still trying to figure out how much information was potentially risked.

According to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the breach hit the UNC-Charlotte campus and put information for students and staff at risk, they were alerted Wednesday afternoon.

An email alert was sent out to students and staff saying the university experienced a “potentially significant data exposure of its Information Systems.”

Read more on WBTV.

The university has set up a web site about the breach, but at the time of this posting, the FAQ is still very sketchy and does not indicate precisely what types of information were exposed. The university became aware of the breach on January 31, but the FAQ does not state how it became aware.

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