Yet another American university has been hit by a breach of confidential personal information. This time, it is Georgia Southern University:
AP Wire | 04/28/2005 | Students' personal information compromised by hackers:
"STATESBORO, Ga. - Hackers broke into a Georgia Southern University server that contained thousands of credit card and Social Security numbers collected over more than three years.
The Saturday breach puts anyone who made a purchase at the university bookstores between Jan. 1, 2002, and April 25 of this year at risk of identity theft or unauthorized credit card usage, the university said Wednesday...."