Michigan State Says It Will Not Pay Hacker’s Ransom

Government Technology: Michigan State University says it won’t pay a ransom demanded in a cyberattack that occurred over Memorial Day weekend.

The intrusion was limited to one unit on campus — the Department of Physics and Astronomy — and MSU’s information technology teams took swift action to prevent further exposure, including taking the impacted servers and workstations offline and notifying law enforcement, the university said in a news release.

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