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Hacker hit community college system




Hacker hit community college system
Hacker hit community college system



http://www.newsobserver.com/news/crime_safety/story/246272.html 

By Kristin Collins 
Staff writer
Newsobserver.com
December 17, 2009

Patrons of the state's community colleges may have had their drivers 
license and Social Security numbers stolen by a hacker.

College officials announced late today that 51,000 library users at 25 
campuses, including Wake Tech and Johnston County, were the victims of a 
security breach in August.

They said the libraries collect drivers license and Social Security 
numbers to help identify computer users. The information is stored on a 
central server in Raleigh.

The colleges are in the process of notifying all users whose numbers 
were on the server when it was accessed by a hacker earlier this year.

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