According to sources, Minnesota State University Moorhead (a Education organization in Minnesota) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-02-16.

2024-02-16
MSUM officials: "servers were encrypted and locked by ransomware"

“Officials at MSUM provided an update Friday morning on "network issues" which have caused disruptions in various internet-related and online resources since February 1st.“

“The University released a detailed written update, and a letter from campus President Dr. Timothy Downs, in which it was revealed that "a few servers were encrypted and locked by ransomware". “

“ On Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, the Minnesota State University Moorhead IT team discovered that some servers were not performing as expected. MSU Moorhead’s IT team immediately activated its Incident Response (IR) plan, which included taking services offline – including university file servers, printing and the mnstate.edu website -- to prevent spread and perform more extensive investigation and discovery. Upon further review, it was discovered a few servers were encrypted and locked by ransomware. Enterprise systems (used by all of Minnesota State), including D2L, Zoom, ISRS (Integrated Statewide Records System) and web-based Office 365 products were not affected, and classes were not cancelled.“

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