Tags Michigan State University

Michigan State ransomware attack showed need for connection between IT teams

by Emily Bamforth • 5 months ago

A report on a 2020 ransomware incident revealed a lack of communication between Michigan State's main IT office and a department's internal team.

Michigan State launches VR app to fight unconscious bias

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

The app helps users recognize racism and unconscious bias to help support diversity, equity and inclusion.

COVID-19 resurgence forces colleges to change reopening plans yet again

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Record breaking infection rates and expected holiday travel have forced colleges and universities to reevaluate their plans to resume in-person activity.

Michigan State hires new CISO as cyberattacks spike

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Tom Siu, who served 14 years as chief information security officer for Case Western Reserve University, now heads IT security operations for MSU.

Malware skimmed credit card numbers from Michigan State's online shop

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Code embedded in an official university website selling Spartan-branded sweatshirts and mugs compromised financial information of about 2,600 customers.

NetWalker ransomware continues streak of college attacks

by Benjamin Freed • 2 years ago

The University of California, San Francisco and Columbia College in Chicago were hit by the same malware that recently targeted Michigan State University.

Michigan State hit by ransomware threatening leak of student and financial data

by Benjamin Freed • 2 years ago

A blog associated with the NetWalker malware posted screenshots of file directories and a student's passport, saying the files will be published if a ransom is not paid.

Universities are 3D-printing face shields for hospitals amid shortage

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

Amid a shortage of critical medical supplies, university professors and staff are pooling their knowledge of 3D printing to make equipment to protect health care workers.

MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Grant funding from the National Science Foundation will help K-12 teachers integrate computational thinking into their classrooms.