University of Maryland hacked
University of Maryland hacked, over 309000 Social Security numbers stolen. According to a bulletin released by the university on Wednesday, it has been hit by a massive security data breach which containing 309,079 members data who are connected to the university. Stolen data include name, Social Security number, date of birth, and university ID number.
“With the assistance of experts, we are handling this matter with an abundance of caution and diligence,” University President Wallace Loh said in a statement. “I regret this breach of our computer and data systems. We are doing everything possible to protect any personal information that may be compromised.”
“Appropriate state and federal law enforcement authorities are currently investigating this incident,” Loh said in the statement. “Computer forensic investigators are examining the breached files and logs to determine how our sophisticated, multi-layered security defenses were bypassed.”