Update: Notre Dame U. breach affected 24,000 (updated)

As an update on a Notre Dame University breach involving exposure of personal information including SSN on the web, Sarah Mervosh of The Observer reports that 24,000 individuals, mostly employees but some students who worked for the university, were affected by the incident.

Reactions to the university’s handling of the breach and notification varied, depending on who Mervosh spoke to.

The complaints of some faculty members seems to have had an impact, though, as the university subsequently provided access to credit monitoring services. You can read more on The Observer.

Update: Jaikumar Vijayan of Computerworld has more on this story. The data were reportedly exposed online for more than three years.

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