U. of Hawaii Security Breach Affects 53K

Published: July 7, 2010

HONOLULU—A security breach at the University of Hawaii, Manoa’s parking office data base may affect as many as 53,000 people.

Unauthorized access to a computer server used by the university’s parking office occurred May 30, according to the Star Advertiser. The university did not discover the breach unit it conducted a routine audit on June 15.

The 53,000 affected records included 41,000 Social Security numbers and 200 credit card numbers. Affected parties include faculty and staff members employed in 1998; people who had business with the parking office between Jan. 1, 1998 to June 30, 2010; individuals who purchased parking permits; and anyone who had a vehicle towed from campus or appealed a parking citation.

University officials sent letters to affected individuals on July 3. It is not clear if any personal information was accessed.

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