Cyber attack at Isle of Wight primary school — personal data may have been stolen

County Press reports:

A potential data leak of personal information has taken place at an Isle of Wight Primary School.

Haylands Primary School in Ryde said they had become aware of a malware virus affecting their IT systems on March 18. Upon investigation they realised there had been unauthorised log-ins to the school server.

In a letter to parents, headteacher Lisa Nicholson said she could not rule out the possibility that personal information — including names, dates of birth, addresses and general school records — had been accessed.

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