N.C. State U. Hacker Sends Suspicious E-mails to Students

RALEIGH, N.C. — Several female students from North Carolina State University received a suspicious E-mail after a server in the IT department was hacked on June 23.

The E-mail said that the recipient had been recommended for a nanny position for a family’s newborn, the Technician Online reports. The subject line said “NANNY NEEDED FOR RETTA,” and the E-mail came from a common address for administrative mass mailings, noreply@ncsu.edu.

Those who did reply to the E-mail provided their personal information. Campus police said there was nothing they could do because there was no money exchange.

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