The Netwalker Ransomware operators claim to have successfully attacked the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), stolen unencrypted data, and encrypted their computers. UCSF is a research university located in San Francisco, California, and is entirely focused on health sciences. According to the U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings, UCSF ranks #2 in medical schools for research and #6 in best medical schools for primary care. Over the past week, the Netwalker Ransomware operation has been targeting U.S. colleges and threatening to release their data.
Source: Bleeping Computer