UMD discloses another cyber breach

The University of Maryland disclosed another cyber security breach Thursday.

The school said the breach only impacted a senior university official. It happened on Saturday, March 15. The University says the breach was stopped within 36 hours thanks to work from the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, University Police Department, and IT security staff.

The FBI told the school the breach did not result in any public release of information, except for the personal data of one senior university official. The official has been notified.

Saturday's breach comes less than a month after a Feb. 18 breach in which hackers obtained personal information for close to 300,000 students, faculty, staff and alumni. The University said Thursday the two breaches are not related.

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