Texas A&M may have compromised personal data belonging to about 5,000 graduate students and university faculty members.
An email sent out by the university earlier this week said Social Security numbers, along with their names of faculty members and graduate assistants who taught during the Fall 2014 semester were displayed online in that semester's Teaching Analysis Report.
The Bryan-College Station Eagle reports that the document was posted Feb. 13 and accessed by 33 people. Several of those people did not have university IP address.
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The university discovered the mistake on March 8 and removed access to the site.
Texas A&M interim president of marketing and communications Shane Hinckley said in a statement that "The university took swift action upon discovering the error including the immediate removal of the data and notifying those that were impacted
In a second email sent Wednesday, Associate Vice President of Academic Services Joseph Pettibon said the school does not believe any fraudulent activity occurred as a result of the incident. However, the school has decided to partner with LifeLock to provide free identity monitoring to those affected.