Ransomware attacks plaguing higher ed in greater numbers

19th January 2017 News 54 Views

The number of ransomware attacks against higher learning institutions is growing, The National Law Review reports. Additionally, the total ransom sums continues to exceed the estimated fee range from the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center from 2015, suggesting “that ransom fees may continue to increase,” the report states. “Campus IT networks are generally of open-nature with broad use of social media by students and employees,” said Jackson Lewis P.C. Principal Monica Khetarpal

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