- Hackers calling themselves "Team Ghostshell" targeted servers at leading higher ed institutions, including the University of Michigan, Princeton, Harvard and Cambridge, among others.
- The group released a statement, explaining that they wanted to raise "awareness towards the changes made in today's education."
- Personalized data was not compromised in the U-M attack, according to school officials.
From the article:
A group of anonymous hackers from around the world found an unorthodox way to express frustration with rising tuition and "raise awareness" of perceived problems in higher education.
The hackers didn't rally around college funding, or pen protest signs about tuition increases.
Instead, they hacked the severs of hundreds of the worlds very best universities. ...