Ferris State University



Location

Big Rapids, MI
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 16, 2013
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Big Rapids, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

62,000 (39,000 Social Security numbers)

An unauthorized person gained access to the school's computer network.  Campus ID numbers, names, and possibly other information of staff and students were exposed.  In addition to the 39,000 people who had their files with Social Security numbers exposed, 19,000 more indidviduals were notified of the breach.

UPDATE (10/22/2013): It is estimated that 62,000 people were affected and $380,000 was spent investigating the breach.  This number includes providing services to those who were affected.

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