February 2006

Looks like a worm hit a personnel department PC. From the Colorado Springs Gazette: Personal information on about 2,500 current and former employees at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has been compromised by someone who hacked into a computer and infected it with a virus. Names, Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses…

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