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UCF data breach costs $109,000

Amount includes money for notification letters, call center

ORLANDO, Fla. – The University of Central Florida has released how much it will cost to notify potential victims of last month's data breach. 

According to the Orlando Sentinel, UCF has been billed more than $109,000 from Epiq Systems which is handling the fallout from the breach. 

That bill includes just over $64,000 for a call center where people can talk to representatives about the computer hack. The amount also includes the cost of letters to victims that were sent in February.

University officials confirmed that the personal information of 63,000 people including students, alumni and current and former employees, was compromised in the Feb. 4 data breach. 

The FBI's Jacksonville office is investigating. 

UCF said  the expenses are expected to be covered by the university's cybersecurity insurance. 


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