Carleton University computers infected with ransomware

  • According to a graduate student, the attackers have asked for 39 bitcoin to unlock all of Carleton’s infected computers.
  • “Our research is halted right now because all our computers are either shut down or infected,” the graduate student said.
  • A graduate student at the university emailed CBC to say the attackers have asked for payment in bitcoin, a digital currency that is difficult to trace.
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  • The school has warned students to ignore the messages and report them.

Students at Carleton University are being warned that some of its computers have been infected by ransomware — a type of computer virus that uses encryption to effectively hold files hostage in exchange for payment.
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Carleton University computers infected with ransomware

  • According to a graduate student, the attackers have asked for 39 bitcoin to unlock all of Carleton’s infected computers.
  • “Our research is halted right now because all our computers are either shut down or infected,” the graduate student said.
  • Students have been warned to shut down their computers, and stay off the school’s wireless network.
  • A graduate student at the university emailed CBC to say the attackers have asked for payment in bitcoin, a digital currency that is difficult to trace.
  • Matthew Braga is the senior technology reporter for CBC News.

Students at Carleton University are being warned that some of its computers have been infected by ransomware — a type of computer virus that uses encryption to effectively hold files hostage in exchange for payment.
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UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector

  • The World Government Summit is a global platform dedicated to the enhancement of government around the world.
  • The “World GovTechioneers Race” is an annual award designed to acknowledge government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to common global challenges.
  • UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector
  • The hackathon is one part of the overall World GovTechioneers Race, acknowledging government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to global challenges.
  • Winners will be awarded at the 5th annual gathering of the World Government Summit which will take place between the 12th and 14th of February 2017, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

In October, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, announced on
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Kraken Gets MBA Students to Choose Between Bitcoin and Ether

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UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector

UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector

  • The World Government Summit is a global platform dedicated to the enhancement of government around the world.
  • The “World GovTechioneers Race” is an annual award designed to acknowledge government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to common global challenges.
  • UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector
  • The hackathon is one part of the overall World GovTechioneers Race, acknowledging government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to global challenges.
  • Winners will be awarded at the 5th annual gathering of the World Government Summit which will take place between the 12th and 14th of February 2017, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

In October, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, announced on
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Watch the xx Explore Small-Town America in ‘On Hold’ Video

Watch the xx explore small-town America in the

  • Watch the xx Explore Small-Town America in ‘On Hold’ Video
  • British indie-pop band the xx experience small-town America in the stark video for new single, ” On Hold .”
  • The xx explore small town America in their stark, intimate “On Hold” video.
  • The xx recently performed “On Hold” and premiered new track “I Dare You” at their Saturday Night Live debut performance.
  • The xx prepped “On Hold,” the first single behind I See You , as a limited-edition seven-inch vinyl .

The xx explore small town America in their stark, intimate “On Hold” video.
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