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Harvard: The Ivy League gets hacked: Expert podcast

Harvard University was embarrassed by an anonymous computer hacker who was able to break into a Web server, steal harmless information and post it to a Torrent site for download.

Listen in as Zach Church, former news writer for SearchCIO-Midmarket.com, shares his thoughts on a hack at Harvard University. Church empathizes with Thomas Gatton, a systems administrator at the university, who was called out by the anonymous hacker, but he questions whether it's his fault.

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This was last published in February 2008

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