Sunday, September 18, 2005

Berkeley Recovers Stolen Laptop

Robert McMillan, IDG News Service

Campus police at the University of California, Berkeley have recovered a stolen laptop that contained personal information on more than 98,000 of the school's graduate students. The laptop's hard drive had been wiped clean of information and then sold on an Internet auction site, making it impossible to determine whether the sensitive information it had contained was ever accessed, the University said in a statement.

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