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University of Minnesota Data Breach Investigation

On Behalf of | Sep 26, 2023 | Firm News |

If you applied to, attended, worked for, or participated in a program at the University of Minnesota between 1989 and August 2021, you may be one of the 7 million individuals whose personal information was compromised due to a data breach. The breach, which occurred in 2021 and wasn’t discovered until July 2023, is responsible for compromising students’ Social Security numbers, dates of birth, student contact information and parent or guardian names and addresses, student email addresses, student ID number, classes, grades, demographic information, insurance policy number, loan data, degree, and diploma year. Additionally, the breach is responsible for exposing employees’ names and addresses, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, email addresses, employee ID numbers, driver’s license or identification cards, and payroll information. If you receive a notification that your personal information was compromised due to the University of Minnesota data breach and you would like additional information about your legal rights, you can contact Goldenberg Schneider, LPA by calling 513-982-1569, sending an email to [email protected] or completing the “Contact Us” form to the right.

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