Dear University of Winchester,

Do you have any end point or anti-virus software installed on your network devices?

Has your organisation ever been the victim of a ransomware attack which meant that an external hacker encrypted a PC or device or network within your organisation and demanded payment in order to decrypt the device? Y/N

If Yes

How often have you experienced an attack in the last 12 months?

How much did the attacker demand as a ransom for each attack?

How did you respond:
a) We paid the ransom
b) Threw away the device
c) Used decrypter or other technology to regain the use of the encrypted device
c) Other (Please describe)

Did you notify the police? Y/N

If yes

What was their advice?

Yours faithfully,

Sarah Daniels

Sue.Mullen, University of Winchester

Dear Sarah, please see our responses below.
Sue Mullen
Director of IT Services
University of Winchester
Sparkford Road
Winchester SO22 4NR

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