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Breach in Texas The University of Texas suffered its second major data breach in three years when more than 197,000 personal records were exposed at the McCombs School of Business. The breach compromised the Social Security numbers and other biographical information of alumni, faculty, staff and students of the business school. Not much is known about the source of the breach, though UT officials said they are working on an investigation. In the meantime, the university set up a website and toll-free numbers to direct those potentially affected to protect their identities.

Security experts warned email and instant-messenger users about a new email bot that creates a peer-to-peer network of infected host PCs. The "Nugache" worm spreads both as an email attachment and through AOL and MSN instant messenger networks, according to warnings from numerous security ...

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