LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A University of Maryland database containing sensitive information about faculty, staff, students and affiliated personnel has been hacked, according to an apologetic email sent out Wednesday by University President Wallace D. Loh.

Records including the names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and University identification numbers of more than 300,000 people from the College Park and Shady Grove campuses who have been issued a University ID since 1998 have been compromised.

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