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Mabna Institute

// by Kylie Bielby

Hackers Gain Access to High Value University Data Within Two Hours

Iranian hackers (linked to a criminal organization called the Mabna Institute) targeted UK universities via the ‘Silent Librarian’ campaign. And Stolen Pencil – a North Korean group – targeted individual academics with emails designed to trick them into downloading a malicious extension to the Chrome web browser. Keep Reading

// by Homeland Security Today

Nine Iranians Charged in Huge Hacking Campaign

FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich said that the hackers “compromised approximately 144 U.S.-based universities and 176 foreign universities in 21 countries" during a four-year campaign. Keep Reading

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