You have probably seen the news reports about the ransomware cyber-attacks on ICT systems worldwide. Currently, there is no reason to believe that the UvA and AUAS IT systems have been affected by the attacks.
Ransomware encrypts your files and then demands a ransom to make the files available again. There is a lot you can do to shut out ransomware:
The UvA and AUAS have taken steps to prevent the spread of ransomware and are implementing ongoing checks of the ICT systems.
More information about ransomware can be found in the A-Z list > ICT security.
If you have further questions, contact the Service Desk ICTS via firstname.lastname@example.org or T: +31 (0)20 525 2200