The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Here we go again!
Yahoo! News - Hacker Breaches Security Of 2 UCSD Computers:
"A hacker breached the security of two University of California San Diego computers that stored the names and Social Security (news - web sites) numbers of about 3,500 students and alumni of UCSD Extension.
The breach, which left the personal information exposed for as long as a couple of days, is the third such incident at UCSD in the past year, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.
University officials said there is no evidence of identity theft. An investigation showed the hacker was using the servers to store music and movies, UCSD spokeswoman Dolores Davies told the newspaper.
The breach was discovered in mid-November and those who were affected were mailed notification letters the first week of January, the newspaper reported...."
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