Man arrested after UK school finds wiped hard drives on devices connected to network

Gareth Corfield reports:

A 28-year-old has been arrested after allegedly carrying out what police have labelled a “sophisticated cyber attack” on a school.

The unnamed man is suspected of disrupting Welland Park Academy in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England. A police spokesman told a local news website: “Officers received a report of a major IT outage at the school on Monday, January 18, that prevented the school from delivering remote learning and accessing material to support the children of keyworkers and vulnerable children who are attending school.”

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