The University of Hawaii has settled a class action lawsuit brought by almost 100,000 students, alumni, faculty and staff.

"The suit relates to five breaches in all, including one involving the inadvertent posting online of personal information by a faculty member who accidentally uploaded sensitive files to an unencrypted web server," writes SC Magazine's Dan Kaplan.

"In another incident, hackers gained access to a UH at Manoa parking office computer server that contained the personal data of 53,000 individuals, including 40,870 Social Security numbers and 200 credit card numbers," Kaplan writes. "UH agreed to provide two years of credit and fraud protection services as part of the agreement."

Go to "Univ. of Hawaii settles with 98,000 over five breaches" to read the details.

For regular security news updates, follow eSecurityPlanet on Twitter: @eSecurityP.