CSUN Cyber Attack

NORTHRIDGE (CNS) - Officials at Cal State Northridge confirmed today that the school was targeted in an attempted cyber-attack.

School officials said a hacker tried placing ransomware on third-party software used by the university, and ended up grabbing some customer data,ABC7 reported.

CSUN officials told the station that the unnamed third-party company paid the hacker to delete the stolen data, but can't confirm the data was released.

Students were alerted to track their accounts and credit records.

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