Johns Hopkins' Student Data Leaked In Alleged Extortion

Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 3:30 PM EST) -- Johns Hopkins University said Friday that more than 800 students’ names and contact information stolen from a biomedical engineering department Web server was posted on the Internet on Thursday, following an extortion message from someone claiming to be a member of the hacker group Anonymous.

The alleged extortionist threatened to post stolen biomedical engineering department data if the university did not provide user identification and password credentials to access the university’s network, the school said in a statement, adding that it learned of the posting from...
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