Financial Services Department Accidentally Mails Personal Student Information

2019, Breaches, March

Who: University of Waterloo

# of Accounts Breached: 2000 Students exposed

What was affected: Personal information including names, student numbers, addresses and banking information

When it happened: March 6, 2019

How it happened: Personal information including names, student numbers, addresses and banking information of some University of Waterloo students was accidentally sent to a mailing list of 2,000 students, the school says.

Outcome: The university is now advising those students who had their information released on how to get help moving forward to prevent identity theft or other issues.

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