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200 university employees revealed sensitive information

Published: 19 January 2023
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Malmö University set an IT trap for its employees. 1,800 employees received an email with questions about vacation pay that appeared to come from the HR department.

A total of 209 people clicked on the phishing link in the email. Of those, 179 people went ahead and gave out their login details, i.e. every tenth employee, according to local newspaper Sydsvenskan.

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