Minnesota Department of Education hacked in global data breach

Posted on AllSides June 9th, 2023
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Minnesota Department of Education files, including some student data, were accessed as part of a large-scale and global cybersecurity attack on a file-transfer system, the state agency said Friday. The hack by the Russian Cl0p ransomware syndicate exploited a program called MOVEit that is widely used by businesses to securely share files. The parent company of MOVEit's U.S. maker, Progress Software, alerted customers to the breach on May 31 and issued a patch. But cybersecurity researchers say scores if not hundreds of companies may by then have had sensitive data...

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