Netwalker: The operators behind the growing ransomware Netwalker have posted data online as proof of their latest victim being the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). UCSF is focused primarily on health and sciences and is ranked as one of the top medical schools for research in the United States. Over the past week, multiple colleges have been hit by the Netwalker ransomware such as Michigan State University and Columbia College of Chicago. The group is now threatening to release the stolen files from the attack if the college does not pay the ransom. Sample data that the group posted online included UCSF application forms which clearly show the student’s personal information with their Social Security number, employee information, medical studies, and financials. UCSF has not replied for comment at the time writing.
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