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Student hacker grabbed personal data of thousands of Maryland students

by Colin Wood • 8 months ago

Now facing possible criminal charges, the student's activities have been revealed as more extensive than originally believed.

Mass email exposes personal data of Georgia Tech students, again

by Colin Wood • 9 months ago

After a similar incident last year and a major data breach in April, the university's "emergency response team" is now instating "corrective action."

Student data exposed in U. Pittsburgh email attachment

by Betsy Foresman • 10 months ago

Students who received the personal data were asked to delete it and empty the trash can folder in their email client.

Pearson hack exposes student data connected to 13,000 accounts

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Limited information — including names, birthdays and email addresses — has been compromised for an unknown number of school and university students.

1.4 million student Social Security numbers found unencrypted in Maryland

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

A recent audit found the state's Education Department was storing sensitive personal data in plaintext format and not updating its software.

Student, family data exposed in Oregon State cyberattack

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

OSU officials say the data of 636 students, prospective students and family members was exposed to hackers engineering a phishing attack.

Education's openness a unique security challenge, Verizon says in data breach report

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Though the education sector faces similar threats seen elsewhere, its challenge is balancing essential flexibility with sound security practices.

Personal data of more than one million people exposed in Georgia Tech's latest breach

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

It's the second major security breach the university has seen in the past 12 months.

On cybersecurity, educational institutions have a people problem

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Inside cultures that are designed to be collaborative and open, IT leaders are struggling to corral their users and educate faculty on network risks.

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