On Dec 12th, UCLA announced that over 800,000 personal records including social security numbers may have been illegally obtained from one of their databases by a hacker. More information on this matter is available at the following university website: http://www.identityalert.ucla.edu/.
You will be receiving notification from the UCLA Chancellor's Office if it is determined that you are affected. The above site also provides information on verifying your credit report and other steps to ascertain that your identity has not already been misused.
Please be particularly alert in the ensuing weeks and report suspicious activity promptly (details also at above website).
Wishing you a safe holiday season,
Committee for Communications