Cyberattack disruption lingers at Cambridge University

Possibly linked to a DDoS in February

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Staff and students have been unable to access critical systems for weeks
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Staff and students have been unable to access critical systems for weeks

The University of Cambridge's Clinical School Computing Service (CSCS) fell victim to a cyberattack in February, leaving hundreds of researchers and staff unable to access important systems for the past five weeks.

The attack, characterised by the university as "malicious activity," has prompted proactive measures in response, including voluntarily shutting down some systems. The CSCS is an IT system used ...

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