Student Data Breach Costs Indiana University More Than $80,000

Indiana University says it has spent more than $80,000 responding to a computer data breach that exposed personal information about 146,000 current and former students.

The university reported last month that student information was not properly secured for a period of 11 months because security protections weren't working correctly. The unprotected information included the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of students who attended any of the university's campuses from 2011 to 2014.

University spokesman Mark Land told The Herald-Times that an investigation hasn't yet turned up any evidence that anyone's identity information has been compromised or used.

Land said a call center number for questions about the data breach will remain active through at least this week. It has received about 950 calls so far, with roughly half coming on the first day.

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