[ISN] USC hit with another personal data breach

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20130629/NEWS10/306290012/USC-hit-another-personal-data-breach By Andrew Shain GreenvilleOnline.com June 29, 2013 The University of South Carolina is dealing with another data breach while it continues work to eliminate unnecessary use of Social Security numbers. USC sent letters this week to 6,300 students whose personal information, including Social Security numbers, could have been on a laptop stolen from the physics department. The school’s new cyber-security program is more than a year from completion, USC officials said. And even when it’s in place, hackers and thieves might get valuable data from the school where more than 80,000 devices