Washington State U. notifies employees and students that SSN and financial info were on stolen drives

Bill McKee of Daily News reported this breach last week:

More than 300 employees, former employees and students at Washington State University are receiving letters in the mail informing them they may have had personal information compromised when hard drives were stolen from an on-campus office last month.

WSU Assistant Police Chief Steve Hansen confirmed two external hard drives, which may have contained financial and administrative information, such as Social Security numbers, for hundreds of people, were stolen from an office in the school of Biological Sciences in Abelson Hall sometime prior to the report of the theft Oct. 11.

Read more on DNews.com (subscription required).

h/t, SC Magazine
, who have more details on the breach.

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