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UNCW server attacked exposing sensitive information


WECT 6 Wilmington - (North Carolina) The University of North Carolina at Wilmington announced April 29 that a server which contained a database of personal information including Social Security numbers of employees, graduate students, and adjunct instructors was attacked, potentially exposing the information. The university removed the database from the server and is investigating the incident.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:07