Australian National University data breach stretching back 19 years detected; Affects approximately 200,000
ABC in Australia reports:
The Australian National University has been hit by a massive data hack, with unauthorised access to significant amounts of personal details dating back 19 years.
A sophisticated operator accessed the ANU’s systems illegally in late 2018 but the breach was only detected two weeks ago, the university said in a statement.
Based on student numbers over that time, as well as staff turnover, the university has estimated approximately 200,000 people were affected by the breach.
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