UK: Tunbridge Wells: Skinners’ Kent schools closed after data breach

BBC reports:

Two schools in Kent have been closed after hackers stole data with encrypted information about pupils.

The Skinners’ Kent Academy and Skinners’ Kent Primary School said their servers were broken into but they do not believe the hackers have access to student and staff personal records.

But the two Tunbridge Wells schools admitted they cannot be sure what information was accessed and advised parents that it would be ‘very wise’ to contact their banks in case their details have been compromised.

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