University of Delaware: 72,000 people affected by hack

6ABC News reports:

The University of Delaware says the employee records of 72,000 people, which includes social security numbers, were breached by criminal hacking.

In a letter dated Monday, the university officials said it experienced a cyber attack which targeted the personal records of both current and former employees, including student workers.

The hack exploited a vulnerability in software acquired by a vendor, university officials said.

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