Several news organizations, including the Bangor Daily News, Channel 2 (WLBZ), Channel 5 (WABI) and Channel 7 (WVII) reported on the recently discovered security breach of a server located at UMaine. The security breach affected people who had made purchases at UMaine’s Computer Connection as well as some people at the University of Arkansas. KATV, an Arkansas TV station, also reported the story. John Forker, chief information security officer for the University of Maine System, and Janet Waldron, vice president of finance and administration, were interviewed by several media outlets.
Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756