Penn State Accounts Hacked

By WTAJ News

Published 02/02 2014 11:55PM

Updated 02/02 2014 11:57PM

UNIVERSITY PARK, CENTRE COUNTY - Hackers have gained access to a Penn State online program.

The university says the commercial website GetStudyRoom.com has been taking and using confidential information from Penn State students, faculty and staff to gain access to the "ANGEL" system.

Officials say this hacking could compromise the privacy of student, faculty and staff information. The university says those affected will receive an email from Penn State requiring a change of password by February 17th.

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