An Advisory Issued by Carnegie Mellon University Warns Against the Vulnerability in Checkbox Survey

  In the wild, CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) in Carnegie Mellon University alerts about a Checkbox Survey vulnerability that might enable a remote attacker to unleash arbitrary code without actual identification.  A checkbox is a GUI widget that allows the user to choose between one of the two mutually exclusive alternatives. The Checkbox Survey allows […]

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University of Hertfordshire Hit by Cyberattack

  The University of Hertfordshire has become the most recent victim of a spate of digital assaults against academic institutions after a significant incident knocked all its systems offline. The assault on its network is perceived to have started before 10pm on Wednesday 14 April, and the university’s IT teams are right now attempting to […]

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Clop Ransomware operators plunder US universities

Clop ransomware gang leaked online data stolen from Stanford Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, and the University of California. Clop ransomware operators have leaked the personal and financial information stolen from Stanford Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB), and the University of California.. Data were stolen by the ransomware gang by compromising the Accellion File […]

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