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January 29, 2015 at 5:59 PM

Parts of University of Washington website ‘defaced’ by hackers

University of Washington officials have acknowledged that some portions of the university’s website were “defaced” Thursday when university information was replaced with a photo of an American soldier memorial, as well as a vague threat to soldiers serving in Iraq.

“We have taken actions to resolve it,” said university spokesman Victor Balta. “We are continuing with an investigation  while also working to get the affected websites fully restored.”

He did not say whether any UW information was released by the hack, or whether it has happened before.

 

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