All posts tagged "Equifax"

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    Equifax hack: Is enough being done for account security?

    By Madison Thompson — U of L employees experienced an Equifax information hack last tax season. More than 80 university employees reported fake tax returns filed under their names, and 750 employees were notified of suspicious activity. Personal information like...

    • Posted January 26, 2018
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  • After 2017 Equifax hack university will send hard copy W-2s

    By Bailey Campagna and Grace Rogers — U of L will give its employees hard copies of their W-2 tax forms this year following last year’s detection of suspicious activity on as many 750 employee accounts. An April 2017...

    • Posted January 22, 2018
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Seminar readies faculty against identity theft

    By Kyeland Jackson — Dozens of faculty attended a seminar April 19 detailing identity theft and how to prevent it. The seminar comes weeks after U of L revealed over 70 university employees’ information was stolen and used...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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    University, once again, chooses reputation over constituents in hacking response

    By Kyeland Jackson — On April 6, U of L revealed employee information was hacked by scammers filing fake tax returns. But the university first received news of a hack March 1, established a pattern March 30...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
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  • computer, identity theft, w-2, cyber, crime
    U of L joins dozens of schools hacked in 2017

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L wasn’t the only school hacked this year. Sixty-one schools and colleges have dealt with hacked tax information in 2017, according to Identity Theft Resource Center data. Hackers obtained U of...

    • Posted April 7, 2017
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  • Grawemeyer Hall, U of L
    Updated: Hackers steal university employee tax info

    By Shelby Brown– Although university police first received a report of a hacker-filed employee tax return March 1, U of L didn’t know the breach was widespread until last week. “The majority of the reports of fraudulent activity have come...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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