The University of California, Riverside has stated that a hacker who compromised cash registers at food service locations may have gained access to information on 5,000 credit cards.

"An official statement on UCR’s official website reveals that card numbers, cardholder names, expiration dates and an encrypted version of debit card PIN numbers may have been accessed," writes Softpedia's Eduard Kovacs.

"For now, the suspects remain unidentified, but the police removed all the hard drives from the affected machines so they can start investigating them for clues that might point to the identity of the perpetrators," Kovacs writes.

Go to "UCR Food Service Computer Breach Leaves 5,000 Exposed" to read the details.

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