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Re: [Dataloss] Many warned about Sacred Heart University computer security breach

From: Adam Shostack (adamhomeport.org)
Date: Thu May 25 2006 - 06:53:11 CDT


I'm wondering..do SAT scores come as (name, ssn, score) tuples?
Schools buy SAT and PSAT scores for marketing purposes, but what do
they get when they buy?

It turns out that they no longer do, but did 4 years ago. See 2nd
link, below.

Adam

PS: http://www.collegeboard.com/highered/ra/rp/rp.html
http://www.collegeboard.com/sss/help/policiesandguidelines/ssnumbers/index.html

On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 07:41:41AM -0400, lyger wrote:
|
| Courtesy InfoSec News and WK
|
| http://www.wtnh.com/Global/story.asp?S=4947217
|
| By News Channel 8's Annie Rourke
| WTNH
| May 24, 2006
|
| A possible security breach at Sacred Heart University but is personal
| information at risk?
|
| That's what some people are asking tonight after receiving a letter
| from Sacred Heart University stating some of their information may be
| at risk.
|
| The problem is some of the people warned aren't even students at the
| university.
|
| The letter turned up in some mailboxes Wednesday advising recipients
| that the security system of one of the university's computers may have
| been breeched and that things like their social security numbers may
| have been stolen.
|
| [...]
|
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