Petya ransomware exploiting same vulnerability as WannaCry

Last month, we alerted the campus to the WannaCry ransomware attack on unpatched Windows computers. Another ransomware attack (Petya) is taking advantage of the same vulnerabilities. As the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) indicates in its...

What to do about WannaCry

Computers in over a hundred countries have been affected by the ransomware WannaCry; one of the most notable victims was the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom. No UD systems were affected by WannaCry, but we would like to share some security tips in...

File backups: Your protection against ransomware

Ransomware affects businesses, schools, hospitals, and yes, your personal computer. This type of malware is used by Cybercriminals to block access to a computer system and encrypt its files until a sum of money is paid, usually in bitcoin. Generally, there is a time...