NetWalker ransomware continues streak of college attacks

Benjamin Freed reports:

A form of ransomware known as NetWalker added two more colleges to its list of victims Wednesday by claiming to have stolen files from Columbia College in Chicago and the University of California, San Francisco, according to screenshots posted on a blog maintained by the hackers behind the attacks.

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I wonder if the threat actors know how many leaks and breaches UCSF has had over the years. Why on earth would they pay ransom this time?

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