University of Alaska attempting to reach victims of data breach from 2018

FAIRBANKS, Alaska The AP reports that hacking between January and February 2018 may have compromised email accounts containing personal information.

University of Alaska is trying to reach anyone who may have had information stolen and has set up an information hotline. University spokeswoman Robbie Graham said that the email accounts include students, former students and others. She also said that they are mailing notices to people they were able to find addresses for but they could not find contact information on all those affected.

Information that was stolen includes names, birthdays, passport and government ID numbers, drivers licenses, bank accounts, student IDs health and health insurance information and in some cases social security numbers. UA is offering free credit monitoring and identity theft restoration through TransUnion Graham said.