German school hit by ransomware

inFranken reports (machine translation):

The computer systems of the Simon-Marius-Gymnasium in Gunzenhausen were temporarily unavailable last week. The reason for this was a cyber attack. The district office of Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen provided information about this in a press release on Tuesday (09/08/2022). The search for those responsible is now beginning.

“This resulted in the deletion of data on the school server. The incident was quickly identified and all necessary measures were taken. However, it is still unclear whether the perpetrators were able to steal confidential data.

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There is no mention in the report as to whether there was any ransom demand and the threat actor(s) were not identified.

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