The El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) could have compromised the personal information of nearly 7,000 students, reports a local news channel.
An online group of hackers, calling themselves the Host Bustorz, claimed to have hacked into the school district’s database and now have access to the names, ethnicities, student ID numbers and Social Security Numbers of nearly 7,000 students.
Experts consider the hack to be legitimate. EPISD released a statement saying that they are aware of the problem and will be sending out more information as it becomes available.
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