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U.S. Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island is among a bipartisan group calling for a federal probe of the credit agency Equifax.

URI

New details are emerging about compromised email information from the University of Rhode Island. URI said the data came from a Gmail system used by the entire university.

The beach affected nearly 3,000 email addresses and passwords, belonging to both current and former students. The vast majority of the account-holders are women.

University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island has urged students to change their passwords after a security breach,  involving nearly 3,000 current and former student email accounts.