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IT Security Alert: Update on Latest Global Ransomware Threat

Author: Katie Rose

Ransomware

Many news agencies continue to report on the latest global ransomware threat that has affected corporations and institutions in the United States.

Ransomware is a type of security threat that holds your files hostage until you pay money. This serious threat is known as Petya, and it is very similar to the WannaCry threat that was publicized in May. Most computers at Notre Dame are already protected from both Petya and WannaCry.  …

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