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UConn Website Compromise Plugs Malware Download Prompt

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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UConn Website Compromise Plugs Malware Download Prompt

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The University of Connecticut’s website was the target of a cyberattack on Sunday, prompting visitors with a dialog box to download a malicious program pretending to be an updated version of Adobe’s Flash Player. The official website of the University of Connecticut was the subject of a compromise late Sunday, according to the University’s newspaper, the Daily Campus. While technical staff claim to have resolved the issue, visitors continued to experience the malware-laced dialog box for “some time”. In an emailed statement to the newspaper, UConn deputy spokesman Tom Breen also stated that it is yet unclear as to how…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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