U.K. warns of surge in ransomware threats against education sector

It seems that the bad guys have also been taking notice of ‘Back to School’ and ‘Freshers Week’ signs everywhere…:

The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has issued an alert about a surge in ransomware incidents targeting educational institutions, urging them to follow the recently updated recommendations for mitigating malware attacks. […]

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