Officials at the University of Kansas have stepped up their eMail and data security training for employees after more than 100 students who failed their classes last semester found out who shared their misfortune.

The school's Office of Student Financial Aid sent an eMail message to 119 students in June notifying them that they were in jeopardy of having their aid revoked. But the names of the students were included on the eMail address list--meaning everyone who got the message could see the names of all the other recipients.

"It was a completely inadvertent, unintentional mistake," university spokesman Todd Cohen said. "It...

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