Lincoln College Shuts Permanently After Ransomware Attack

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After 157 years in existence, Lincoln College in the US to close its doors permanently after failing to recover from devastating ransomware attack

Lincoln College, a private college in the US state of Illinois, is to close its doors permanently after 157 years since its foundation.

The further education establishment was founded in 1865, and it survived multiple disasters, including a major campus fire in 1912, the Spanish flu, the Great Depression, the World Wars, and the 2008 global financial crisis.

But a ransomware attack in December was so damaging, that the college announced that it will shut down permanently on Friday 13 May 2022.

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