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ACU says computer server hacked




ACU says computer server hacked
ACU says computer server hacked



http://www.reporternews.com/news/2009/mar/26/acu-says-computer-server-hacked/ 

By Brian Bethel
Abilene Reporter-News
March 26, 2009 

An Abilene Christian University computer server was hacked near the end 
of February, but university officials do not at this point believe any 
personal information was distributed.

An e-mail dated one week ago from the college's information technology 
branch states that the school experienced a security breach in a 
database containing myACU usernames and passwords tied to the school's 
internal e-mail system.

"While there is no evidence any of your personal information has been 
misused, we are sending this e-mail as a precautionary measure," 
according to the communication, which was addressed to the "ACU 
community."

Kevin Roberts, associate vice president of operations with the 
university, said steps have been taken to plug the security hole and 
that the school knew the identity of the individual responsible for the 
breach.

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