Email gaffe by Coventry University staff exposed 1,930 students’ details

The Coventry Telegraph reports that an email gaffe exposed some limited information on almost 2,000 students:

Coventry University is being investigated after students’ confidential data was leaked to almost 2,000 people, the Telegraph can reveal.

The university has apologised for the security breach and insists no passwords, financial or residential information was revealed.

Confidential student information was leaked when an email attachment containing the details was circulated to 1,930 students in November 2017.

So why were students first being notified this week if the breach was in November?

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