UNC Charlotte employees bank accounts hacked

WSOC reports:

UNC Charlotte employees’ bank accounts were targeted by a hacker.

The school was alerted to the breach when it found a problem with an employee’s direct deposit information.

Channel 9 reporter Ken Lemon talked to some university employees who didn’t want to go on camera.

Their information wasn’t compromised, but they said they regularly get an email that is suspicious and that has them concerned.

There are about 4,500 university employees. Fewer than 50 became victims of the phishing scam that gave hackers access to their direct deposit information.

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