Arrest made in Berkeley laptop theft case

Friday, 16 September 2005, 7:08 PM EST

Police have arrested a man after recovering a stolen laptop that held personal data on more than 98,000 University of California, Berkeley students and applicants.

The laptop - containing the names, address and social security numbers of students and prospective students - was taken from Berkley's graduate admission office in March, triggering a security alert.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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