UK: Dorchester school’s IT system struck by ransomware attack

Faye Tryhorn reports:

A Dorchester school’s been hit by a cyber attack, with hackers demanding a ransom.

The Thomas Hardye School’s IT systems and website went down on Sunday night (21st May) with the problem discovered before lessons started on Monday morning.

The school remains open, with teaching adapted as needed, and exams continuing as planned.

Read more at PlanetRadio. The school is not anticipated to pay any ransom demand.

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