UCLA Database Hole Exposed 800,000 to ID Theft

December 13, 2006

[From internetnews.com]

In a stunning disclosure today, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) said a restricted campus database with the Social Security numbers and other personal information about some 800,000 current and some former students has been hacked.

The information includes names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, home addresses and contact information for students, staff and student applicants who applied for financial aid.

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