Tag: cyber security


Web server hacked, Sisk urges caution

On Monday, April 2, an unknown Chinese entity attacked Macalester’s web server, briefly disrupting internet access. The network outage lasted seven minutes, but no Macalester accounts or servers were hacked and no information was compromised. The outage was caused by a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack, which, according to the Information Technology Services (ITS) Notices and Alerts…


Library hosts documentary in honor of Data Privacy Month

Data Privacy Month (Jan 28 – Feb 28) is an effort, led by the National Cyber Security Alliance in conjunction with Educause, to empower and educate people to protect their privacy, control their digital footprint and make the protection of privacy and data a great priority in their lives. Data flows freely in today’s online…