Utkal admission offline as hackers strike again

 Posted by at 9:28 pm  Education Sector, Hack, Non-U.S.  Comments Off on Utkal admission offline as hackers strike again
May 102016
 

Express News Service reports: The PG Council of Utkal University on Tuesday was forced to shift from the ongoing e-admission to offline admission following attempts to hack the admission website (www.eadmission.utkaluniversity.ac.in). Server of the website was deactivated by the university […]

Ca: Law firm considers launching class action suit against Algonquin College over privacy breach

 Posted by at 4:06 pm  Education Sector, Exposure, Hack, Non-U.S., Theft  Comments Off on Ca: Law firm considers launching class action suit against Algonquin College over privacy breach
May 102016
 

In June, 2015, Algonquin College in Ottawa disclosed that 1,225 students in the Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs had their personal information on a server that had been accessed. The server compromise occurred in December, 2014, […]

Student disability info ‘lost’ by uni was unencrypted and unsecured

 Posted by at 1:00 pm  Breach Incidents, Education Sector, Health Data, Lost or Missing, Subcontractor  Comments Off on Student disability info ‘lost’ by uni was unencrypted and unsecured
May 102016
 

Tom Joyner reports: The disability information of nearly 7,000 current and former students of the University of Sydney “lost” in a major privacy breach in February was unencrypted and unsecured, an internal review of incident has found. The information was […]