Roanoke College delays spring semester after cyberattack

Lawrence Abrams reports that Roanoke College in Virginia is delaying the start of spring semester while they continue to try to recover from what sounds like a ransomware attack.

“On Saturday, Dec. 12, Roanoke College experienced a cyber event which impacts our ability to access files. The College’s IT staff disconnected the College’s network and began an investigation into this incident,” Roanoke College explains in an advisory.

In a series of subsequent updates, the college warns staff and students not to use their computers on the campus network or access their email and other Office 365 applications as they have not been identified as a “safe environment” at this time.

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