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Kansas university identifies computer security lapse

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan., has notified 45 students who took an agricultural course eight-years ago that some of their personal information, including Social Security numbers, had been available via a K-State Web site since 2001.

Although there is no evidence that anyone’s personal information has been misused by identity thieves, the university is notifying the affected individuals. With the implementation of a new student system last fall, the university eliminated the Social Security number as the student ID.

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