UK: University of Portsmouth closes campus due to ‘ransomware attack’
Ben Fishwick reports:
The University of Portsmouth has closed its campus due to ‘technical disruption’ to its IT network in what is believed to be a ransomware attack.
The institution’s buildings are closed until April 19. Students are currently on an Easter break.
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A notice on the university’s web site states:
We are experiencing ongoing technical disruption. Please bear with us while we address the issue. We will update as further information becomes available.