The University of Central Florida announced on Thursday that they have been the victims of a data breach that may have exposed the social security numbers of over 60,000 students and staff.
Officials with the nations largest university did not say who their computer systems were breached.
The hackers were able to get the first and last of students along with their social security numbers and various school-related pieces of data.
The breach of data was discovered in January but only reported to the public on Thursday.
UCF is offering a year of free credit monitoring and identity protection services to anyone affected by the breach.
A call center has been established for anyone wanting to know if they are affected by the data breach. Those concerned are encouraged to call 877-752-5527; this number will be staffed from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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