Representatives Ted Lieu, D-Calif., Mondaire Jones, D-N.Y., and Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., have called for a new investigation into the FBI’s actions against a former professor at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville who was charged with concealing his ties to China after the litigation resulted in a mistrial. The Reps.
In the UK and US, ransomware attacks targeting schools, colleges, universities, and other academic institutions are on the rise again. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recently released an advisory that comes amid the aftermath of significant ransomware attacks across the world last month, including those targeting the US’s
Final exams at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have been called off following a cyberattack that impacted the university’s operations. According to the university, it was forced to shut down most of its computer network after detecting unauthorized access last Friday. Research and other academic activities were also impacted as a