Salem State University Notifies Past and Present Workers of Security Breach

April 13, 2013

In February, it was detected that there was a virus affecting the computer servers of Salem State University, leaving the personal information of 25,000 past and present employees of the college at risk for identity theft. The school employed forensic experts to determine the source of the breach, and the school also sent out letters notifying the employees of the problem. They also offered a year of credit report monitoring services to those affected to reduce the risk of identity theft.