NL: Erasmus University Data Breach Exposed Students’ Medical and Financial Information

JP Buntinx reports:

When Erasmus University was hacked a couple of weeks ago, it appeared that only student names, addresses, and logins were obtained. But that is only part of the real story.

A total of 270,000 webforms residing on one particular web server were breached during the attack. Close to 5,000 forms contain student medical information, indicating their health and whether or not they suffer from specific ailments. Moreover, it also provides insights into diseases such as dyslexia, allergies, or other conditions relevant to their behavior.

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