Student info potentially compromised after Victoria University data breach

Students and staff of Wellington’s Victoria University have been warned their usernames and passwords may have been compromised following a data breach.

The National Cyber Security Centre and security consultants are assessing the breach after the university warned students to change their passwords on Tuesday.

University chief operating officer Mark Loveard said students and staff had been contacted after it became aware that unauthorised access was gained to the university’s IT systems.

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