The hack of Babcock University's website by unknown individuals has been confirmed by the management of the institution.
The management confirmed the situation in a statement signed by the Director, Communication & Marketing of the institution, Dr Joshua Suleiman, on Wednesday.
According to the statement, the hackers gained illegitimate access to some of the university's clients' minor records and threatened consequences if the management fails to reach out.
The management however assured of the safety and inaccessibility of the university's sensitive information by intruders.
The public is hereby notified that the Babcock University management information system has been violated by suspected unscrupulous persons with intent to embarrass, deceive and defraud unsuspecting university clients and stakeholders.
“The criminals had gained unauthorised, illegitimate, illicit access to some of the university’s client inconsequential records from the front-end server of the university and threatened dire consequences if the university does not reach out to them, they also claim that the university’s sensitive information had been compromised.
“We assure the public that all sensitive University information remains unassailable and will always be inaccessible to fraudsters and every other intruder to the University’s information sites,” the statement read in part.
Read the full statement below: