Friday, April 29, 2005

Incident: Georgia Southern University students' personal information compromised by hackers

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...."

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