University of Ghana accommodation registration portal hacked – Authorities

Most of this article is about problems finding housing for accepted students, but if you keep reading down, you get to the part about the portal having been reportedly hacked:

Hacked portal

Attempts by the Daily Graphic to speak to the Dean of Students were unsuccessful.

However, an administrator of the university who did not want to be named explained: “The portal for registration for residences was hacked into, with the hackers re-directing students to a wrong site to register.

Read more on GhanaWeb.

So what was the impact of the redirect? Did it drop something nasty? Did it collect sensitive and personal info for misuse? It would be nice if the university was a bit more transparent about this.

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