King's University College Information Technology Services provides computing and data infrastructure services for teaching, learning and administrative systems while providing support to students, staff and faculty.
News & Announcements
- Universities must take steps to protect against ransomware attacks
February 2, 2017
Several Canadian universities have had their IT systems taken hostage over the past year.
- Western ITS Password Management Change
January 11, 2017
UWO ITS has undertaken an initiative to ensure that no account passwords are older than five years old. Everyone will receive an email announcing this change to password management at Western.
- IBM study: Most businesses will pay a ransom for their data
January 6, 2017
A study, conducted by IBM Security, shows that 70% of businesses infected with ransomware have paid to regain access to business data and systems.
- Carleton hit by ransomware attack – is King's at risk?
December 20, 2016
On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Carleton University experienced a ransomware attack which affected their IT network.
- Ransomware... with a twist
December 9, 2016
A new strain of ransomware known as "Popcorn Time" offers victims two ways to regain access to their encrypted files: either pay the ransom demand of one bitcoin or share a malicious link that spreads the malware with two other people.
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