CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is investigating how private information might have leaked onto the Internet in a possible online security breach.

The university says they don't yet have enough information as to what information was compromised.

But NewsChannel 36 was told they're working with a computer forensics firm to figure out what was posted online, how it happened and what can be done to ensure this doesn't happen again.

A spokesperson for the university says this breach happened on January 31st but the university waited more than two weeks to let students know by email what had happened.

Officials didn't give details on what kind of information might have been leaked but said they are working with a computer forensics firm to determine whether any personally identifiable information or health information was accessed by unauthorized people.

UNCC said they first worked to ensure there was no unauthorized information available on the Internet and then reached out to a forensics firm for help. Officials said the investigation could take several weeks.

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