University of York hit by cyber-attack – personal details of students and staff may have been stolen

Daniel Willers has coverage on the Blackbaud ransomware attack, noted previously on this site:

The University of York has launched an investigation after personal details of students, staff and alumni may have been stolen by hackers.

It said Blackbaud, which provides a customer relationship management system for the university, was hit by a ransomware attack in May 2020. However, it only informed the university on July 16, while the university only shared details of the breach yesterday (Tuesday).

The cybercriminal removed a copy of a subset of data from a number of their clients, which included the University of York.

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