University of Vermont notifies community of hack of NetID portal

Brian Wallstin reports:

University of Vermont officials say they have no reason to believe the personal information of 37,000 current and former faculty, staff and students fell into the wrong hands following a breach of the school’s computer systems.

On Wednesday, UVM notified users of NetID, a portal that grants access to campus email, services such as class registration and even final grades, that the “intrusion” could lead to malicious use of usernames and passwords.

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