Michigan State University police investigate hacker's claims
- Michigan State University police are investigating the claims of an online hacker who says that he or she compromised the school's server, gaining 1,500 names, e-mail addresses, passwords, usernames and mailing addresses.
- The hacker, calling themselves "DARINWARE," announced the hacking via Twitter and posted hacked information online, but MSU Spokesperson Kent Cassella says information stolen from the hacked website, belonging to the University's College of Arts and Letters, was limited to e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords.
- Another spokesperson for MSU, Jason Cody, said that it isn't clear how many accounts were obtained by the hacker, but that the website's users weren't limited to the school.
From the article:
EAST LANSING, MI -- An online hacker claims he or she compromised Michigan State University's server and obtained 1,500 names, email addresses, passwords, usernames and mailing addresses. Ehackingnews.com reports the anonymous person, referring to himself or herself as DARINWARE, announced the hacking on Twitter, then posted hacked information online. ...
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