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.

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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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