Memorial confirms cybersecurity incident was ransomware

Memorial University has published an update on the cybersecurity incident that affected its Grenfell Campus near the start of 2024. The university has confirmed that the incident was a ransomware attack in which an unauthorized third-party gained access to the campus’s network and encrypted data, rendering Grenfell IT services unavailable in the process; personal information does not appear to have been comprised by the attack. Memorial is continuing to work with law enforcement.

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