University of Maryland data breach smaller than first thought

WBAL reports:

The data breach at the University of Maryland is smaller than first announced.

According to the university’s website, there were 287,580 records breached, about 21,499 fewer than first reported.

But here’s the better-late-than-never news of note:

The school said 78 percent of the records in the affected database have now been permanently purged, which represents a total of 225,023 records. A comprehensive review of all personal information across all databases is underway.

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