More than 100 banks in 30 countries have joined the ranks of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Sony Pictures. As targets of unprecedented, and likely some of the most costly, cyber attacks in history, the financial institutions, insurance company and film studio are reeling after record-setting amounts of data, money, internal emails and more were stolen by hacker groups, which in some instances are believed to have been sanctioned by nation-states. Just last year, thieves behind the Target...
Your personal data and research are at risk now more than ever before.
According to international digital security company Gemalto, one billion records were compromised globally in 2014, an increase of almost 80 percent over 2013. The main motive was identity theft, and the continent targeted the most was North America, with 76 percent of all breaches.
The computer lab in Pollock Building is closed until further notice due to safety concerns with electrical malfunctions under the lab’s floor. The Testing Center on the first floor of Pollock Building will remain open.
The lab is being closed as a precaution and to ensure the safety of Penn State students, faculty and staff. The electrical problem has been determined to be the cause of a fire that occurred in the lab earlier this month; no one was hurt.
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