Crackers strike Georgia Tech computer, gain credit card data

Monday, 31 March 2003, 3:15 AM EST

Crackers invaded a computer at Georgia Tech and copied names, addresses and - in some cases - credit card information for 57,000 patrons of the Ferst Center for the Arts.

Tech said the database held credit card records for about two-thirds of the 57,000 people. Some cards had expired. The crackers had access to the computer between Feb. 4 and March 14, when the attack was discovered.

Ferst is an entertainment venue that offers concerts, recitals, lectures, dance, film and theater to the public.

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