According to sources, New Mexico Highlands University (a Education organization in New Mexico) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-04-08.

Ransomware Attack Hits New Mexico Highlands University

“New Mexico Highlands University is the latest victim in a series of local cyberattacks: A ransomware attack threatened the university's cybersecurity defenses last week, resulting in canceled classes and disruptions in employee payroll systems.“

“Classes — in-person and online — will be canceled through Tuesday, campus officials announced Sunday via an online emergency operations information center. “

“Initial signs indicate the attack has not jeopardized student or employee data, but further investigation will be required to determine for certain, David Lepre, Highlands' vice president of marketing, communications and government relations, said in an interview. “

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