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Stanford alumni responsible for most venture capital funding

The University Entrepreneurship Report, released Monday by CB Insights, said that Stanford alumni raised the most funding of six universities studied for venture capital and angel deals from 2007 to 2011. Graduates or dropouts from the schools studied in the report – Stanford, Harvard, MIT, NYU, UC-Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania – were responsible for $12.6 billion in transactions over 559 deals.

Stanford among hackers’ targets, security breaches minor

“Team GhostShell” claimed responsibility on Oct. 1 for hacking several major universities, including Stanford, and posting student and employee records online. “Our information security officers consider the breaches to have been minor in nature,” University Spokeswoman Lisa Lapin wrote in an email to The Daily. The group called the attack “#ProjectWestWind” and claimed to have hacked…