UK: University of Nottingham mistakenly sends e-mail containing personal details of job applicants

Marcus Boocock reports:

Confidential details of thousands of job applicants were mistakenly sent via e-mail by the University of Nottingham.

An attachment sent to users of the university’s job site contained the names of 4,751 people who had applied for a job there.

It also listed whether they had been successful.

A spokesman for the university said they apologised and confirmed that an internal investigation had been launched while the Information Commissioner has also been notified.

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