UCSF computer security breach affects 46,000 (maybe)

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 1:18 AM EST

A UCSF computer server containing confidential information on about 46,000 people may have been hacked into, the University warned today. And the word is "may" - UCSF (University of California, San Francisco) says that there is no evidence "at this time" that any specific information was accessed.

The server lives in the UC System-wide data center and was taken offline immediately, when "the incident" as UCSF is dubbing this, was discovered last month. It contained the names, social security numbers and bank account details of students, faculty and staff associated with UCSF or UCSF Medical Center over the last two years.

At The Register.

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