NCSU warns 38,000 students of computer breach

Richard Stradling reports:

N.C. State University says it has notified 38,000 current and former students that some of their personal information may have been accessed by someone who hacked into the university’s computer system.

NCSU officials say someone accessed a university email account using a “sophisticated phishing scam” and got access to a file from 2013 that included names, mailing addresses, university ID numbers and Social Security numbers. Officials say there is no evidence yet that any of the personal data have been retrieved or misused.

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