Once again, a security breach has threatened the online security of students and other individuals. This time, the incident has affected the University of Alaska. As a result of this data breach, the university exposed the personal information of the victims to the potential attackers.
On or around March 28, 2018, the investigation determined that an unauthorized user also may have accessed certain email accounts between January 31, 2018, and February 15, 2018.
It may include an individual’s name, government issued identification number, date of birth, digital signature, driver’s license number, usernames and/or passwords, financial account numbers, health and/or health insurance information, passport number, and UA student identification number. For certain individuals, Social Security number may also have been present in the affected email accounts.