Es: University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) suffers a ransomware attack

cmmedia reports that the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) suffered a ransomware attack on Monday (translation):

The UCLM has denounced the attack on the National Cryptological Center Computer Emergency Response Team (CNN-CERT), the body in charge of ensuring the cybersecurity of the administration and public bodies and strategic companies in the country.

Notice of the attack was posted on the university’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as efe.

A tweet yesterday informed people that the target of the attack was the university’s technological infrastructure and “not the teams of the univeristy community.” The university continues working to recover services with a priority on teaching.

As of this morning, the university’s web site is still not accessible.

No information was provided about the type of ransomware or any ransom amount.

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