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Data breach impacts MN Department of Education


MDE says one of its servers was hit by a global cyber security attack targeting MOVEit software. Files accessed contained data from more than 95,000 students.

MINNEAPOLIS — Editor's Note: The video above first aired on April 10, 2023. 

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is assessing the damage after a global data breach compromised personal information from the files of more than 95,000 students. 

MDE announced the breach in a press release Friday, saying it came in the form of a global cyber security attack targeting organizations that use MOVEit software, a product used by many companies and government agencies across the world. 


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