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IU suffers data breach affecting nearly 150,000 students, graduates

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Indiana University is providing credit-monitoring services to nearly 150,000 students and recent graduates whose private information was hacked.

The school says their names, addresses and social security numbers were exposed from computers across its seven campuses. IU says the data was hacked by three applications that are normally used to improve Internet searching.

The university says it has now secured the data and doesn't think the files were used illegally. IU says it plans to notify everyone who was affected by the breach sometime this week.

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