Handshake security breach affects thousands of university students

Sarra Sundstrom reports:

Handshake, the university’s job search platform, experienced a security incident last week that directly affected over 8,000 students and alumni.

On Feb. 13, a number of students received a security alert from the university’s Career Center that an unknown party posing as a company on Handshake accessed student resumes. Resumes of 4,003 students and 4,026 alumni that were public on the website were downloaded by the unauthorized party according to Nathan Elton, director of the Career Center.

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