University of the Highland and Islands (UHI): Institution of Higher Learning
Risk to Small Business: 1.603 = Severe
The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Scotland has been hit with a suspected ransomware attack that has shut down its campuses. All 13 locations across were impacted as well as its Brightspace virtual learning environment.
Individual Risk: No sensitive personal or financial information was announced as compromised in this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
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