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University of Maryland database hacked

Over 300,000 members of the University of Maryland community had their personal records breached in “a sophisticated computer attack,” according to the university president, Wallace D. Loh.  “A specific database of records maintained by our IT Division was breached yesterday,” Loh said in a letter. “The records included name, Social Security number, date of birth, and University identification number,” he said. The university has offered a year of free credit monitoring to individuals whose information was accessed

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