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Man arrested over University of South Wales data breach

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image captionThe University of South Wales has campuses in Cardiff, Pontypridd and Newport

A man has been arrested in connection with a data breach at a university.

South Wales Police are investigating after the University of South Wales referred the breach to the force, on Thursday.

A 26-year-old old man, from Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, was later detained and has since been released on bail.

Officers are continuing to investigate the breach but have not revealed any further details about what impact it has had on the university.

A University of South Wales spokesperson said: "The University of South Wales has referred a limited data breach to South Wales Police. 

"We have taken immediate action to secure the University's systems to ensure that there are no further breaches."  

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