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'ransomware' Cyberattack Highlights Vulnerability of ­niversities


Ransomware cyberattack

These kinds of attacksholding data hostageare becoming increasingly common.

Credit: Matej Moderc/Getty

The first Patrick Feng knew about a cyberattack on his university was when one of his colleagues told him that her computer had been infected by hackers and rendered unusable.

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