TX: Letter notifies 23,000 NISD employees, students of email breach

Katrina Webber reports:

The Northside Independent School District has sent letters to about 23,000 former and current students and employees regarding a security breach that might have put their personal information at risk.

NISD spokesman Barry Perez said school district officials first got a hint about the trouble in August when it was discovered that someone hacked into the email accounts of some employees. An internal investigation later revealed that the breach might be more widespread, he said.

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Perez said officials confirmed that there had been a larger breach, which “could include names, could certainly include addresses, could certainly include maybe dates of birth.”

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