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3/29/2017
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Millions of Stolen US University Email Credentials for Sale on the Dark Web

Researchers find booming underground market for stolen and fake email credentials from the 300 largest universities in the US.
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Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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3/30/2017 | 12:14:28 PM
Re: "Majority"...?
"A University of Michigan spokesperson said the majority of the U-M credentials found in the study likely were the source of students, staff, and alumni" using their school email address when registering for third-party websites, and they don't indicate any new threats to the university. 

 

 
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/29/2017 | 8:47:25 PM
"Majority"...?
"A University of Michigan spokesperson said the majority of the U-M credentials found in the study likely were the source of students, staff, and alumni"

Um, who else would there even be?

Okay, sure, probably a few professors emeriti.  But other than that?
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