Data leak: Breach too far
IT has happened again. This time at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) where records of just over a million students have been leaked.
Is it an inside job? Hard to tell, but UiTM is probing.
UiTM sources contacted by the New Straits Times say it may just be put together from multiple sources by some hackers to make it look like it is from the university’s database.
The reason: screenshots of the leaked data viralled are not in the format used by UiTM. We have no reason to doubt this as the institutions firewall bears the stamp of Sirim. Plus, this is the university which has put a satellite — UiTMSAT-1 — in orbit and is in the process of launching another, this time in collaboration with six others, by 2021.
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