Hackers broke into computer databases and potentially put at risk personal information of 160,000 students, alumni and others, according to an Associated Press report. In all, 97,000 Social Security numbers were stolen.
The university said data include Social Security numbers, birth dates, health insurance information and some medical records dating back to 1999 were compromised. The databases also included information of parents, spouses and Mills College students who used or were eligible for Berkeley’s health services. Personal medical records, such as patient diagnoses, treatments and therapies, were not compromised, officials said.
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