NL: Secondary school in Lochem pays ransom after cyber attack criminals
Staring College, with offices in Lochem and Borculo, has paid ransom to cyber criminals who locked files. School board member Carlien Krist-Spit tells Omroep Gelderland that payment has been made to prevent education from being given for a longer period of time.
The school noted the attack on Tuesday. A lot of data suddenly turned out to be encrypted and the files were no longer accessible. “The continuity of education and exams were endangered,” said Krist-Spit.
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