Hackers breach UC Berkeley computer database

Posted by chalbersma on May 8, 2009 9:08 PM EDT
Yahoo! Tech; By Jason Dearen
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University of California, Berkeley, officials said Friday that hackers infiltrated restricted computer databases, putting at risk health and other personal information on 160,000 students, alumni and others. The university said data include Social Security numbers, birth dates, health insurance information and some medical records dating back to 1999. Personal medical records — such as patient diagnoses, treatments and therapies — were not compromised, officials said. The databases also included personal information of parents, spouses and Mills College students who used or were eligible for Berkeley's health services.

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It doesn't say so in the report tracyanne 26 2,099 May 12, 2009 12:05 PM

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