University of Toledo alerts some faculty, students of lost flash drive

Lauren Lindstrom reports:

A lost flash drive containing the names and Social Security numbers of an undisclosed number of people associated with the University of Toledo prompted the university to send out letters alerting those affected by the “security incident.”

A UT faculty member lost an unencrypted flash drive containing personal information belonging to some students, faculty, staff, and external research coordinators, according to the letter. That information included names, addresses, and Social Security numbers, and possibly birth dates.

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