Western Connecticut State U: Students' Personal Info May Have Been Exposed

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Western Connecticut State University is notifying students, their families and others that their personal information may have been exposed to unauthorized access by a computer system vulnerability that has since been corrected.

Officials at the Danbury school say they found no evidence records were inappropriately accessed.

The vulnerability existed from April 2009 to September 2012 and potentially exposed information, including Social Security numbers, of about 235,000 people whose records were collected by the university over 13 years.

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