Cybercriminal Breaches University Student’s Records

Cybercriminal Breaches University Student’s Records

10/1/20
By: The Bengal

If you’re an Idaho State University student or alumnus, you may have had your personal data breached in a ransomware attack. The ISU Foundation sent out a letter on Aug. 28 warning students of the possibility that their data had been accessed by a cybercriminal.

Blackbaud, the third-party cloud software company the university is client to, discovered the breach on May 20, but the attack itself could’ve been as early as Feb. 7. With the help of independent experts and law enforcement, Blackbaud was able to stop the cybercriminal from accessing their fully encrypted files and expelled them from the system.



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