At least seven British universities hit by ransomware attack on cloud provider

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Cloud services provider Blackbaud paid a ransom after being promised stolen data would be destroyed

At least seven higher education institutions in the UK have been hit in a global ransomware attack targeting US-based cloud computing provider Blackbaud. Blackbaud's systems were hacked in May, ...

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