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FBI investigating high-tech attack by hacker on UNLV server

Date: March 22, 2005
Source: 4 Local News

A hacker has infiltrated a UNLV computer server containing records for thousands of international students.

Computer analysts at University of Nevada, Las Vegas were conducting a routine security check on network activity when they found a hacker accessing the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System.

University officials have declined to say when the incident occurred, but say the hacker could have accessed the records of as many as 5,000 former and current UNLV international students.

The FBI is investigating the incident.

Computer analysts have determined the hacker is not a university student or employee.

University officials say this is the first major hack UNLV has experienced on a student data server. Authorities are treating the incident as a possible identity theft case.

The university has sent an e-mail to all students listed in the database notifying them of the security breach and referring them to identity theft protection Web sites.

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