Update: $380k spent investigating, cleaning up after Ferris State’s online security breach

Brian McVicar reports the costs of the Ferris State University breach covered on this blog in August.

A total of $380,000 was spent investigating and providing services for those affected by a data security breach at Ferris State University that put at risk personal information of 62,000 people, according to a university report.

The report, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, also showed the attack – which exposed names and Social Security numbers of current, former and prospective students as well as current and former employees – originated from computers with IP addresses in California and China.

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