Cybercriminals are holding schools ransom for billions and some are paying up
R. Dallon Adams reports:
In recent months, a slew of cyberattacks hamstrung domestic meat and petroleum production and also set off a few alarms at a Florida water treatment facility. With companies willing to shell out big bucks to bring their companies back online and risk further fallout, it’s becoming increasingly clear that no sector is off-limits, this includes education as students return to the classroom. On Tuesday, Comparitech released new research highlighting the financial costs of school ransomware, days lost to downtime and more as cybercriminals set their sights on education organizations.
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