Why Ransomware Attackers Are Preying on Schools

May 12, 2017 / GuidesFor Team

There are a lot of organizations being targeted by cyber attacks, and one of the most vulnerable are schools. Why? Schools are an easy target because a large part of their data is openly available, such as student profiles, academic test results and tuition fee costs. From then on, the more confidential matter becomes easier to access.

Will Bales, a supervisory special agent in the FBI cyber division, once said, “Ransomware does not discriminate,” “Whether it’s a big school district or a small school school district, they have the same possibility of being hit.” 

If you belong to this sector, recognize and update yourself about the threat. Read on for more.  – Mayvilyn Aguilar

 

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