Bibliography – Science Technology – The data breach occurred at the University of Sydney
The University of Sydney began operations in 1850 and has approximately 70,000 students and approximately 8,500 academic and administrative staff. It is considered one of the most important educational institutions in Australia.
The disclosure of personal details of recently enrolled international students has now been announced – writes A.N sleeping computer.
In a statement about the data breach, the university said the incident had limited impact and that an initial investigation found no evidence local students, staff or alumni were affected.
The problem was limited to one platform and did not affect other systems in the university. There is currently no evidence of misuse of personal data
– reads the statement.
According to the university, those concerned will be contacted and the necessary support will be provided to mitigate exposure risks. Regarding the data the attacker obtained, they stated that it is still being determined.
The public statement did not say when the breach occurred or what third-party service was compromised.
Earlier this week, the University of Michigan announced that it had to shut down its mission-critical systems due to a major cybersecurity incident, and in June, the University of Manchester suffered a data breach in which hackers stole an unspecified amount of data from its machine. network.