Government innovation institute suspends two services following suspected ransomware attack

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Many other web assets have reportedly been adversely impacted by the incident

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) disclosed last week that it has been hit with a cyber attack that resulted in some of its data being encrypted by a third party. The organisation did not provid...

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