Alexandria University Faces Major Database Leak: Sensitive Information Compromised

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A hacker has leaked the personal information of students and staff of Alexandria University, one of the largest and oldest universities in Egypt. The hacker posted the details of the alleged data breach on BreachForums, a popular online platform for sharing hacked databases, on January 15.

The hacker said the SQL size of the data was 1.11 GB, while the leak size was 3.03 GB. The hacker did not specify when the data breach occurred, but said it was before one week.

Image: BreachForums

The hacker also provided snippets of the MySQL code from the compromised database. This includes excerpts from the SQL tables, shedding light on the depth of the information breach and the level of access gained by the perpetrator.

The hacker provided sample data – Image: BreachForums

The data leak could have serious consequences for the privacy and security of the affected Alex university’s staff and students, as well as the reputation and credibility of the university. The leaked data could be used for identity theft, fraud, phishing, blackmail, harassment, and other malicious purposes.

Alexandria University is a public research university founded in 1938. It has more than 150,000 students and 4,000 faculty members. It offers various academic programs in arts, sciences, engineering, medicine, agriculture, and other fields. It is ranked among the top universities in Egypt and Africa

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