Tag : JANET

Leeds University network affected by cyberattack

3 years ago / 0 comments

A nationwide cyber attack left Leeds University without internet earlier this week, preventing students from submitting work. This happened due to Janet, the organisation which provides the university’s computer network, being hacked. Jisc, the network operator for Janet, has said that the network was subjected to Distributed denial of service … Read More

Uni experiences Internet blackout

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University is currently experiencing an online blackout, with Wi-Fi service Eduroam out-of-order and access to the VLE disrupted. The problem has also affected access to student timetables via the UniLeeds app, and has apparently resulted in card payment machines not working, including those in the Union. An automated message … Read More