UW-Milwaukee breach includes 75,000 names, Social Security numbers (updated)

A computer security breach at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee may have exposed the names and Social Security numbers of about 75,000 people associated with the school.

The incident primarily affected current and former employees and students. The university said in a press release that it is sending letters to those who may be affected.


University technology staff discovered May 25 that unauthorized individuals had installed computer viruses on a university server that housed a software system managing confidential information for several departments, according to a news release.

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Update:  A copy of the university’s notification letter can be found here.

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