University Breach Settlement Reached, Another School Reports Breach
DATA LOSS—U.S.April 19, 2012
A circuit court judge in Honolulu has approved a settlement that will bring victims of University of Hawaii data breaches two years of credit monitoring and fraud restoration services, Hawaii News Now reports. Five breaches exposed the data of more than 90,000 individuals affiliated with the university. Those impacted have until May 1 to sign up for the services. Meanwhile, Emory University Hospital in Atlanta is notifying 315,000 patients that disks containing protected health information and Social Security numbers are missing. An Emory Healthcare official said, "There is no actual or attempted breach or hacking into any of our electronic medical records."