University of Kentucky hacked, login information leaked by @AnonAntidote

The official server of University of Kentucky-College of Pharmacy was hacked and database was leaked online by @AnonAntidote of Anonymous hacking group.

The hack was announce by @AnonAntidote on their official Twitter account.

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is a college of pharmacy located in Lexington, Kentucky. It is part of the Albert B. Chandler Hospital of the University of Kentucky, which is providing health care services and education.

The hackers managed to bypass all securities set against the site and have not only hacked the website but also gained access to sensitive data stored, which has now been leaked to PasteBay: http://pastebay.net/1151108.

The leaked data is available on PasteBay, which has the usernames, emails addresses with plain text passwords, plain text admin passwords, tables and columns from the university’s server. The emails are distributed in seven category boxes where each box has emails with their passwords in plain text.

Maybe it is time for US consider getting better security as the cyber-attacks on USA do not seem to be easing off and will no doubt continue at an alarming rate.

At the time of writing this article, the website of University of Kentucky-College of Pharmacy was working normally.

 

Waqas

Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.