About 300 U. Va. Students' Transcripts Exposed Online

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A University of Virginia spokeswoman says human error likely caused about 300 students' transcripts to become accessible online.

Carol Wood tells The Daily Progress that some transcripts contained students' Social Security numbers.

She says there's no indication anyone tried to exploit the data. But the university will offer free credit screening to the affected students.

Wood says the problem appears to have affected 300 to 350 students who applied to the university's Summer Language institute.

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