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Sheffield Hallam University confirms data breach following cyber attack

We’ll continue to see fallout from the Blackbaud breach over the next few days…:

Names and contact details for alumni, donors, and other stakeholders were taken during a cyberattack in May on Sheffield Hallam University.

Blackbaud, a software provider used by Hallam, fell victim to the attack. The company is used by numerous other unis including Birmingham, Leeds, York, and Reading, who also suffered a data breach.

The hackers are believed to have destroyed the data following a ransom payment from Blackbaud, which has faced criticism for not saying it had been hacked until July, and going against FBI advice to pay the ransom.

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Peter Glock
Over 30 years of designing, building and managing telecoms and IT services. Primarily working with large enterprise and professional services businesses in Asia, North America, continental Europe and the UK. Information security professional, secret physics nerd.
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