ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Hackers have gained access to 63,000 Social Security numbers belonging to current and former University of Central Florida students and staff, the school announced.READ MORE: How's This For A Photobomb? Palm Bay Cop Takes Selfie With Gator Stuck In Storm Drain
UCF President John Hitt said Thursday in an online letter that school officials discovered the breach in the university’s network last month.
The school has launched an investigation aided by a national digital forensics firm.READ MORE: CDC Advisers Recommend Who Can Get Booster Shots Of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine
School officials say the breach didn’t include credit card information, financial information or medical records.
Hitt says he has authorized a review of the school’s online systems to determine how it can be improved following the breach.
UCF officials say they are notifying potential victims by letter and offering them one year of free credit monitoring and identity protection services.MORE NEWS: Former FDA Commissioner: Delta Variant May Be Last Major Wave Of Infection
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