Students compromised by Internet intrusions

Tuesday, 6 April 2004, 1:53 PM EST

Colleges across the country, through computer security failure and human error, have exposed confidential information about hundreds of thousands of students and employees over the Internet, and experts say they expect the problems to continue.

In addition to being targeted by some very savvy hackers, college computer systems have been made vulnerable by the schools themselves through inadequately trained employees who have access to the files.

By Tanya Schevitz at SFGate.

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