Is your child’s school protected from hackers?
Parents and students were recently alerted to a cyber incident at a school in Plymouth. The school had been breached by a group of hackers using a ransomware attack which prevented staff from accessing school files unless a ransom was paid.
This attack was by malware experts who exploited a small hole in the school’s security during the summer months. This was a systematic criminal ransomware attack on a school network.
The school was quick to react and their IT team isolated the area of the network which was under attack. However, this did not stop the school losing data; it merely minimised the loss of information.
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