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University Alerts Former Students of Breach

DATA LOSS—U.S.

October 1, 2010

The University of Florida has notified 239 former students that their personal information may have been compromised, University of Florida News reports. A Web site created by a faculty member containing information from a computer science class including names, addresses and Social Security numbers has been removed from a university server after it was discovered to be accessible by Web users. The university used Social Security numbers as student identifiers until 2003.
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