Queensland University of Technology hit by Ransomware

From cybersecurity-insiders.com

A ransomware hit Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in the early hours of today, crippling a portion of the institute’s network from the past 5 hours. The second largest University seems to have been hit badly as whole of the printers operating in the campus are displaying the ransomware note.

Margrett Sheil, the University Chancellor of the technology-based institute, has confirmed the incident and was embarrassed to express her deep regrets that her own office printer stopped working from the early hours of Friday.

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