Wichita State Discovers Server Intrusion

WICHITA, Kan. – The confidentiality of the credit card information of 2,000 patrons and the personal data of 40 doctoral applicants may have been compromised according to officials at Wichita State University’s College of Fine Arts (WSU).

Suspicions that hackers may have accessed the personal information were aroused after a June 29 investigation showed that an intruder had reached a server in the university’s psychology department.

School officials are unsure as to whether or not the information was actually viewed, however they have contacted three major U.S. credit bureaus to notify them of the intrusion.

As a result, WSU has removed all sensitive information from its server and plans to notify all of the people whose information may have been stolen.

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