UVa Hit by Chinese Cyberattack

August 17, 2015

The University of Virginia announced Friday that it had been hit by a cyberattack originating in China that gained access to portions of the university's networks. The university does not believe that personal identification information was compromised but is moving to upgrade computer security. The attack on UVa follows others from China on the University of Connecticut and Pennsylvania State University. After the Penn State attack, experts warned that other universities would likely see such hacking incidents.

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