Victim: University of California
The state university system its institution, along with several other government agencies, private companies and other schools have been involved in an Accellion-centric attack.
“An unauthorized individual appears to have copied and transferred UC files by exploiting a vulnerability in Accellion’s file transfer service,” according to an UC advisory.
UC added officials do not believe university’s systems or networks ended up compromised as a result. The school system said it reported the incident to federal law enforcement, took measures to contain it and has begun an investigation.
- University of California Hit By Accellion-Based Ransomware March 31, 2021: