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Lawsuit at Cumbria University for data breach

People who have fallen victims breach of their data by attacks universities, staff and associates across the UK are preparing to take legal action against higher education institutions, claiming that they could do more to protect data their.


Personal information, including names, dates of birth, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, is believed to have been stolen by malicious agents after the attack. ransomware held this year against him Blackbaud. This is a provider cloud computing, which serves non-profit organizations, institutions, companies, educational institutions and health care organizations.

Investigations into the extent of the violation are still ongoing, with institutions such as University of Cumbria be affected by it.

Following the publication of the breach, hundreds of people have expressed concerns about the security of their data and dozens have now instructed the law firm Simpson Millar initiate investigations and legal proceedings against the affected institutions.

Ο Robert Godfrey, chief lawyer at Simpson Millar, said the data breach was "very worrying".

As he states, all those who have been affected by it infringement, could seek compensation from the University of Cumbria for the inconvenience caused by the attack.

"It is clear that there has been a violation of the right to privacy and universities are ultimately responsible."

"There is a clear right to compensation for any disruption, injury, support costs and disruption of their lives."

"Many will be anxious and afraid that they may become targets at home or work in the future."

A university spokesman said earlier this month: "We take data protection very seriously and are deeply saddened by this breach of data. Blackbaud assures us that the compromised data did not contain usernames or passwords, bank accounts or credit card details. "


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