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Felony Privacy Invasion Charge for Trooper; Breaches Affect USC, Ubisoft

DATA LOSS—U.S.

July 3, 2013

The University of South Carolina has sent letters to 6,300 students whose personal information may have been on a stolen laptop, Greenville Online reports. The information included Social Security numbers. The school is currently working toward a new cybersecurity program. Meanwhile, a Virginia trooper has been indicted on one felony and eight misdemeanor counts of computer invasion of privacy based on allegations she was improperly using the Virginia Criminal Information Network. Meanwhile, game company Ubisoft has announced its systems have been breached by cybercriminals, recommending users change passwords immediately.
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