School hackers may face Secret Service

Friday, 21 June 2002, 5:25 PM EST

A month ago, agents with the U.S. Secret Service notified Arizona State University officials that some of their computers may have been compromised, said Lt. John Sutton of the university's Department of Public Safety. The Secret Service seized almost 20 hard drives from computers at the university and is analyzing them for clues as part of the investigation, he said.

"We are looking to see if some type of software was installed on them that would allow someone from the keyboard or from a remote location to identify keystrokes and grab personal information," he said.

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