Concordia warns university community about possible computer security breach

Karen Seidman reports:

The Concordia University community got a lesson in computer security on Monday after the university had to send out a notice telling students and staff that keylogger devices — which can capture keystrokes — were found on some workstations in the Webster and Vanier libraries.

They were only found on express workstations, which can be used for a maximum of 10 minutes, but the university advised anyone who used the library workstations in the last 12 months to take precautions, such as changing passwords associated with Concordia and especially for online banking.

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