Hit By Ransomware, University of Utah Decides To Pay

March 4, 2021

INCIDENT

ecurity experts say never pay a ransom if a system ends up taken over by ransomware. However, that is often easier said than done as the University of Utah paid over $450,000 to attackers after they infected a portion of its servers with ransomware.

Incident Date

July 19, 2020

Estimated Cost

$450,000

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified