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Cybersecurity Alert: Reboot computers to protect against ransomware attack

May. 15, 2017—On May 12, a global “ransomware” cyber attack was launched that has now reached computers in 150 countries, including the United States. The cyber attack continues to present an ongoing threat for computers and systems that have not yet been protected. Vanderbilt needs your help to further protect its network and your files.

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Cybersecurity Alert-Ransomware Attack

May. 15, 2017—Last Friday, a global “ransomware” cyberattack was launched that has now reached computers in 150 countries, including the U.S. The cyberattack continues to present an ongoing threat for computers and systems that have not yet been protected. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users’ access to files on...

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Using game theory to predict cyberattacks on elections and voting machines

Feb. 27, 2017—New algorithm can help identify vulnerable polling stations and spot tampering after the fact.

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