Missing OSU laptop leaves 37,000 student SSNs at risk

May 16, 2005


Another campus is admitting that student social security numbers may have been compromised in mass by a lost or stolen laptop computer. As many as 37,000 current and former students at Oklahoma State University could be impacted. The computer was used by employees conducting job placement seminars for students. The campus will reportedly move more quickly to the already planned migration from SSN to a unique 8-digit ID number.

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