Student data leaked on dark web after cyberattack on Newcastle University

Originally published at: Student data leaked on dark web after cyberattack on Newcastle University

Back in September, a hacking group named DoppelPaymer launched a cyberattack on Newcastle University, disrupted its IT systems, and stole several files, including user data. The criminals published some of the documents online and threatened to release more sensitive student information unless the university met their demands. It was, as senior researcher at ransomware specialists…