NZ: University warns students on hacking

Jared Savage reports:

University students have been warned to watch out for anyone trying to steal their identity after a computer server holding personal information was hacked.

An email sent this week by Stephen Whiteside, at the University of Auckland, said unauthorised parties had accessed a single server holding information such as name, date of birth and contact details of students, but not financial data.

A specialist computer security firm was examining the breach to find out what data had been accessed and how the hack could have happened.

Read more in the New Zealand Herald.

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