Ca: Queen’s students affected by McMaster security breach

Iain Sherriff-Scott reports:

After a cyber intrusion at McMaster University in November, some Queen’s students have been notified their admissions information may have been compromised.

In a letter sent from Melissa Pool of McMaster’s University Registrar to several Queen’s students who had previously applied to the University, Pool explained, “an unauthorized individual accessed a secured storage site containing certain [aspects] of your personal information.”

“The personal information that was accessed was limited to information contained in the offer of admission package that had been sent to you by McMaster in response to your application for admission. The personal information did not include any sensitive financial or health-related information,” the letter read.

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