Memorial responds to cybersecurity incident, delays in-person classes at Grenfell campus


Memorial University has delayed the start of in-person classes at its Grenfell Campus to next week in response to an ongoing cybersecurity incident. Classes were initially scheduled to begin today, but these plans changed after the university became aware of a cybersecurity incident at Grenfell. Memorial has notified law enforcement and is currently working with cybersecurity experts to determine the cause and scope of the incident. As a precaution, information technology services at the Marine Institute have also been temporarily shut down. Update – Jan 4: Memorial University has provided an update pertaining to the cybersecurity incident experienced last week on its Grenfell Campus. The university indicated that the IT issues have been contained and that the IT services at its Marine Institute have been fully restored.

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