Hackers may have stolen the personal data of 80,000 people associated with Osaka University

It’s an all-too-familiar story. Kyodo News:

Osaka University said Wednesday that personal data of around 80,000 students, graduates, staff, former workers and others may have been stolen by hackers.


Using one lecturer’s ID and password, the university’s computer system was illegally accessed several times from overseas. A manager’s ID was obtained through the access sessions, which in turn was used to install data-stealing malware, according to the university.

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