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UF gives details about malware attack


Gainesville Sun - (Florida) University of Florida officials informed users January 28 that a multi-stage malware that attacked several hundred university computers January 26 was distributed as a Windows ScreenSaver (SCR) that was executable inside a ZIP email attachment. Hundreds of faculty and staff computers were infected before the university was able to place network blocks the on multi-stage malware suite.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:17