NY: Hackers steal 450 Social Security numbers from U. of Rochester

Meaghan M. McDermott reports:

Personal information including Social Security numbers of about 450 current and former University of Rochester students was stolen by hackers this week from a UR database.

According to the university, the information was taken from a non-academic student database and copied illegally to an off-campus IP address. The breach was discovered by school officials on Wednesday. An investigation is continuing.

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