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Iowa State University Servers Containing SSNs of 30,000 Students Hacked

23
Apr
2014

The Iowa State Universitys IT staff has discovered unauthorized access to a total of five servers. The machines in question contained some sensitive information, but the university believes that the attackers were simply trying to use their computing power to mine Bitcoins.

According to the university, the compromised servers stored the social security numbers of close to 30,000 students who had enrolled between 1995 and 2012. No financial information was exposed and theres no e…

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