Housatonic College Sees Possible Computer Breach

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Housatonic Community College says a security breach has exposed about 87,000 records of confidential faculty, staff and student data to potential misuse.

Two computers at the college became infected with a type of malware, which is software intended to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information or gain unauthorized access to computer. As a result, files were potentially exposed to unauthorized access.

The college says the files contained names, addresses, dates of birth and Social Security numbers.

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