Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Federal student loan program exposes data on 21,000 users

Today's Doh! via Digg: "The U.S. Department of Education has disabled its Direct Loan Servicing System, the online payment feature of its Federal Student Aid site, because of a software glitch that exposed the personal data of 21,000 students who borrowed money from the department, said Education Department spokeswoman Jane Glickman in an e-mail to Computerworld."

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