UK: The Downs School, hit by possible cyber attack, seeking help from West Berkshire Council, the Department for Education and cyber security experts

Niki Hinman reports:

Pupils at a Compton school have been without access to the internet for nearly a week – because of a possible cyber attack.

Downs School wrote to parents explaining that IT systems had been compromised.

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He said the IT department has been working closely with the Department For Education, West Berkshire Council, ICO and Action Fraud, together with cyber security teams sent by the school’s insurance company, to get systems back online safely and securely.

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