Sacred Heart University Data Hacked
Clint Boulton writes on internetnews.com:
Sacred Heart University became the latest school to fall victim to a computer hack, which exposed the personal information of as many as 135,000 students and alumni.More here.
The information included names, addresses, Social Security numbers and 103 credit-card numbers of people affiliated with the school, said Sacred Heart spokeswoman Funda Alp.
Information technology staff for the Fairfield, Conn., school discovered a rootkit had been installed on the server that caused it to crash one of the computer services.
The staff found the virus during a routine maintenance check May 8.