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UK’s Largest State Boarding School Announces ‘Sophisticated Cyberattack’

Wymondham is working with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) “to ensure an appropriate response,” and has notified the Department for Education, said Jonathan Taylor, the chief executive of its parent company, Sapientia Education Trust.

Hospital in Brussels latest victim in spate of European healthcare cyberattacks

Ambulances were diverted from the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) Saint-Pierre this weekend following the attack in the early hours of Friday morning. Details about the attack and the perpetrators have not yet been disclosed.

Death registry system in Hawaii had data breach, health department says

Hawaii’s Department of Health says it is sending out breach notification letters after a cyberattack in January gave hackers limited access to the state’s death registry.

Estonian official says parliamentary elections were targeted by cyberattacks

Gert Auväärt, head of the National Cyber Security Centre-Estonia (NCSC-EE), told The Record that his team had been in a “heightened awareness level for two weeks” during the campaign, and that attempts to enter the electoral system were unsuccessful.

Canadian military says ransomware attack on contractor didn’t touch defense systems

Black & McDonald did not respond to repeated requests for comment, but a spokesperson for Canada’s Department of National Defence told The Record that it was aware of a ransomware attack on the company.

Australian official demands Russia bring criminal hackers ‘to heel’

Michael Pezullo, currently serving as the secretary of the Department of Home Affairs, said the Russian Federation hosted “the greatest density of cybercriminals, particularly those with ransomware,” in the world.

Ransomware Group Says it Stole Student Data From Minneapolis Public Schools

On March 7, the Medusa ransomware group added the school district to its list of victims, giving them 10 days to pay a ransom before data stolen from the school was leaked.

SeigedSec hacking group defaces Faroe Islands tourist website, but kept out of government systems

A hacking group defaced the tourist website for the Faroe Islands – a self-governing territory of the Kingdom of Denmark — and claimed it stole employee data and other sensitive information.

Update: Israel blames state-sponsored Iranian hackers for ransomware attack on university

The attack in February forced the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) to postpone exams and shut down its IT systems. The incident followed what Israeli defense officials said were dozens of attempted Iranian cyberattacks over the past year.

Northern Essex Community College Remains Shuttered After Cyberattack

A spokesperson for the school told The Record that they did not know if the attack was ransomware, and claimed they “do not have evidence of any personal data being compromised.” On Tuesday, the school confirmed it would not open for the day.

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