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Data breach threatens Butler University students, staff, grads

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (WAVE) - The personal information of up to 160,000 students, faculty, staff and alumni at Butler University could be in danger.  

University officials warned of a major data breach after the California arrest of an identity suspect last month who had a flash drive with Butler employees' personal information. The data included birthdays, social security numbers and bank account information. The breach even puts the information of those who applied to Bulter but never attended at risk.  

"We're asking people to keep on eye their credit scores, banking information, things like that," said Michael Kaltenmark, a Butler University spokeman,  

Sara Logel-Recent, a Butler University graduate said, "I'll take the steps I can to protect it and all those necessary things." 

Butler will offer a free year of credit monitoring to anyone affected. 

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