The Register: Utes gotta be kidding me… University of Utah handed $457K to ransomware creeps

The Register: Utes gotta be kidding me… University of Utah handed $457K to ransomware creeps. “The University of Utah has admitted to handing over a six-figure pile of cash to scumbags to undo a ransomware infection during which student and staff information was stolen by hackers. The American school that gave the world science fiction author Orson Scott Card, ballistic missile designer Simon Ramo, and NBA player Keith Van Horn says that last month it paid crooks $457,059.24 to reverse an attack on the network of its College of Social and Behavioral Science.”

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