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Hackers breach UC-Berkeley database; info for 160,000 students, alums at risk

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posted on May, 9 2009 @ 08:21 PM
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Hackers breach UC-Berkeley database; info for 160,000 students, alums at risk


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Hackers, possibly from Asia, have stolen about a decade's worth of personal information on current and former UC-Berkeley students, the university announced Friday.

The breaches involved records dating to 1999 at the school's health center that included Social Security numbers, health insurance information, immunization history and the names of treating physicians.

No other treatment-related records were stolen, the university said, although self-reported medical histories of students who studied abroad were hacked.

The school on Friday sent e-mails and letters to 160,000 people, in
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posted on May, 9 2009 @ 08:21 PM
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As much as i hate to mention this but this will only grow rather than shrink. I only wonder what went wrong at which access point.
Would also like to know, who is charge of that security system.

Does anyone else see a pattern emerging here, or is everyone still running around with swine flue on the mind.

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