Ransomware Gang Claims Edison Learning Data Theft

Krystal Kuykendall reports:

The Royal Ransomware is claiming to have infiltrated public school management and virtual learning provider Edison Learning, posting on its dark web data leak site on Wednesday, April 26, that it had stolen 20GB of the company’s data “including personal information of employees and students” and threatening to post the data “early next week.”

Typically, when Royal and similar ransomware groups post such warnings, it indicates they have likely made a ransomware demand and may be in negotiations with the targeted organization, said cybersecurity expert Doug Levin, who is national director at K12 Security Information Exchange and sits on CISA’s Cybersecurity Advisory Committee.

Edison Learning did not respond to multiple emails seeking clarification or comment.

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