UK: Police investigate ‘serious cyber attack’ at Brechin school

James Simpson reports:

Police Scotland have launched an investigation after personal details of hundreds of Angus pupils were released during a cyber attack.

Exam results and “pupils profiles” outlining learning difficulties and mental health issues of Brechin High School students were released in the breach.


Documents containing emergency contact details for more than 1,800 pupils were also released, according to emails seen by The Courier.

Read more on The Courier. This seems to involve a whistleblower, and reading the article raises a number of questions about whether it might be the same person or persons unknown involved in  a previous 2019 incident, or just someone who is aware of a number of alleged breaches.

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