Reply to post: Re: I hate to say this, but aren't most Uni documents just re-hashes

Calgary uni pays ransomware criminals $20k for its files back

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Re: I hate to say this, but aren't most Uni documents just re-hashes

It was the Uni administration computers that were hit. So even where documents can be recreated the uniquely time-critical nature of the material handled makes attempting this an unwarrantable risk.

Or do you want to be the one to tell the Vice Chancellor that the reservation for his Xmas party can't be recovered?

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