Education Sector

Handshake security breach affects thousands of university students

Sarra Sundstrom reports: Handshake, the university’s job search platform, experienced a security incident last week that directly affected over 8,000 students and alumni. On Feb. 13, a number of students received a security alert from the university’s Career Center that an unknown party posing as a company on Handshake accessed student resumes. Resumes of...

MS: FBI investigating after Jackson Public Schools computer system hacked

Jacob Gallant reports: Jackson Public Schools is dealing with a network interaction after a recent cyber attack. School officials said in a statement that its information technology team, along with outside cyber-professionals, performed a full assessment of its computer system. They say student and employee information has not been compromised. Read more on WLBT. ...