University of Rhode Island


Kingston, RI
United States
41° 28' 49.3644" N, 71° 31' 21.216" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2012
Kingston, RI
United States
Extra Info: 

The University of Rhode Island released a notice on their website here:

Records Breached: 


Students and faculty who were associated with the University of Rhode island after April of 2007 may have had their personal information exposed.  The information was placed on a server that was not set-up or intended to be used for storing sensitive information.  The information was on the College of Business Administration's computer server and included names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, hire year, rank, and limited compensation information.  The information was discovered to be publicly accessible on July 31. It is unclear how long the information was available, but unauthorized access had occurred sometime while the information was exposed.



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