Nearly 30K former and current CU Boulder students’ personal information hacked

Alex Rose reports:

The University of Colorado Boulder is sending emails to roughly 30,000 former and current students that have been impacted by a data breach, according to a release from the university.

Most of the people impacted are no longer CU students or employees, according to the release.

The university said the third-party software, provided by Atlassian, had a vulnerability that impacted a program used by the Office of Information Security. The office did an analysis that showed some data was accessed by a hacker.

Read more on KDVR.

It speaks volumes about what kind of year 2021 has been that the university had to add this statement in its notification:

This security incident is unrelated to the cyberattack on CU’s Accellion service earlier this year.

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