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Hacker Breaks Into UMKC Computer System

Passwords Of 17,000 Students, Faculty, Staff Compromised. A hacker broke into the University of Missouri-Kansas City computer security system, compromising the passwords of about 17,000 students, staff and faculty. The school’s Internet system was temporarily shut down Monday as students returned from holiday break. Users were required to change their passwords. The hacker downloaded an encrypted file containing passwords for university e-mail accounts, but there was no evidence other files had been tampered with, said Tom Brenneman, interim director of information services at UMKC. “We are confident that we have stopped any and all problems with this,” he said. The FBI is investigating the security breach. Full Story

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