UK: Imperial College Dept. of Computing in IT Security Breach

The Department of Computing has found itself the subject of a “security breach”, and Imperial College’s ICT department is taking “precautionary” action to prevent malicious access to user accounts.

An email to all students and staff within the department informed students that there had been “a root level compromise was discovered on the main shell server, affecting a significant number of commonly used DoC systems and DoC users”.

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h/t, Educational Security Incidents

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