Miami high schooler charged in DDoS attacks against district
A 16-year-old junior admitted to orchestrating eight attacks that blocked students and teachers from accessing their virtual learning platform, authorities said.
NetWalker ransomware continues streak of college attacks
The University of California, San Francisco and Columbia College in Chicago were hit by the same malware that recently targeted Michigan State University.
Michigan State hit by ransomware threatening leak of student and financial data
A blog associated with the NetWalker malware posted screenshots of file directories and a student's passport, saying the files will be published if a ransom is not paid.
Senate bill would order DHS to review K-12 cybersecurity
New legislation would direct DHS to review of K-12 cybersecurity risks and implement guidelines to defend against threats like ransomware.
Ransomware attacks against schools are surging, researchers find
Nearly 50 school districts and educational institutions have been the victims of ransomware attacks in 2019, according to cloud security firm Armor.