Sunday, June 28, 2020
From Bloomberg, 6-26-20: The University of California, San Francisco paid criminal hackers $1.14 million this month to resolve a ransomware attack. The hackers encrypted data on servers inside the school of medicine, the university said Friday. While researchers at UCSF are among those leading coronavirus-related antibody testing, the attack didn’t impede its Covid-19 work, it said. The university is working with a team of cybersecurity contractors to restore the hampered servers “soon.” ... The university declined to say what was in the files that was worth more than $1 million, except that it didn’t believe patient medical records were exposed.
Full story at https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-27/california-university-paid-1-14-million-after-ransomware-attack