The Cork campus of Munster Technological University was recently struck with a “significant” cyber-attack. This attack resulted in ransomware infections on several systems. The college has been working closely with the National Cyber Security Centre, the Data Protection Commission, and other relevant bodies including government officials to resolve the issue. Vice President of Finance and Administration, Paul Gallagher, declined to reveal the ransom amount but said a demand had been received and the team has not engaged with the attackers. In a statement made to the Irish Times, Mr. Gallagher claimed their team intercepted the attack early on and that they were able to restore the encrypted systems themselves without paying a ransom.
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