UConn officials probe website, email hacking

Officials with the University of Connecticut are investigating a cyber-attack targeting the school's website and email system.

Officials with the University of Connecticut are investigating a cyber-attack targeting the school's website and email system. (12/29/15)

NORWALK - Officials with the University of Connecticut are investigating a cyberattack targeting the school's website and email system.

The attack, which occurred Sunday, directed visitors to a non-university website and email users were told they needed to upgrade a plug-in, according to authorities.

In both circumstances, officials say malicious software was installed on visitors' computers.

University officials say the problem has been fixed and that they are working to figure out who is responsible. 

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