One week after a sophisticated cyberattack exposed more than 300,000 personal records of University of Maryland (UMD) students and alumni, university President Wallace Loh said he would launch a comprehensive investigation of the school’s computing and information systems.


“State and federal law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Secret Service, consultants from the MITRE Corporation, and our own campus IT security personnel are working together to find out how the attackers penetrated our multiple layers of security,” Loh said in a recent message to students and alumni.

The investigation will seek to...

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