Hackers break into two Universities - 100,000 identities at risk

Thursday, 11 August 2005, 1:02 AM EST

Hackers broke into the computer networks of two universities and may have accessed 100,000 identities, including Social Security numbers, school officials in California and Texas said this week.

Sonoma State University in California owned up to a breach that affected more than 61,000, while the University of North Texas said hackers may have gotten to nearly 39,000 personal records.

At Security Pipeline.

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