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Strathclyde University under fire over Jennifer Lawrence password dig

Strathclyde University has been accused of indulging in a bout of victim bashing after it seized upon the plight of Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence to encourage students to uses stronger passwords.

In a campus poster officials seized on the nude images scandal from the star’s iCloud account to urge others to toughen up their own digital security to minimise the risk of a similar fate befalling them.

Whilst done with the right intent the execution proved controversial however with some Twitter users questioning the ethics of the premise that blame can be apportioned to victims for not adequately protecting their content.

Strathclyde University has now pulled down the offending posters.

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