NC: Probe of UNCG security breach finds fewer people put at risk
Ryan Seals reports:
A computer breach discovered at UNCG in December didn’t effect as many students and employees as once thought, officials said Wednesday.
An investigation of the breach, which was caused by a computer virus, revealed that a possible 275 people may have been impacted from the data loss.
The breach was traced to a computer in the university’s Accounting Services office that contained payroll data, according to an e-mail sent to students, faculty and staff.
That figure has been dropped from the original 2,500 employees and students thought impacted in December, officials said.
Read more in News & Record
Previous coverage on PogoWasRight.org