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University of California Employees, Students, Threatened After Breach

April 7, 2021

Some University of California employees and students are being threatened by cybercriminals following a data breach within the University of California system.

It appears the threat actors were able to copy and transfer files from the UC database by exploiting a vulnerability in Accellion’s file transfer service. Accellion is a vendor used by many organizations around the U.S. for secure file transfers and the list of known victims in this breach is growing.

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