The Register: Newcastle University, neighbouring Northumbria hit by ransomware attacks

The Register: Newcastle University, neighbouring Northumbria hit by ransomware attacks. “A cyber attack at Newcastle University has turned out to be a ransomware infection courtesy of the Doppelpaymer gang. Hackers have posted a small sample of files from the gang on a leaks website, a tactic increasingly used by ransomware criminals to pressure victims into paying up.”

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