US holds first ever cybersecurity summit on ransomware attacks on K12 Schools

After observing a series of ransomware attacks targeting K-12 schools, the United States government convened its inaugural cybersecurity summit on August 8th, 2023, in a concerted effort to mitigate these attacks that have resulted in the compromise of sensitive information such as student medical records, psychiatric assessments, academic performance data, and reports of incidents such […]

K12 online school pays ransom for ransomware attack

K12, an online education academy offering curriculum to US students from Kindergarden to 12th standard, has disclosed through an SEC filing that it became a victim to a ransomware attack and some portion of sensitive data was stolen by hackers from its database. A spokesperson from the Herndon based educational institute that offers online education […]

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