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11 New US School Districts Compromised by Ransomware, a Total of 72 Educational Institutions in 2019, Reports Armor

Over 200 Schools Potentially Affected in Latest Attack Wave Armor, a global security solutions provider, has identified 11 new U.S. school districts (comprised of 226 schools) that have been compromised by ransomware since late October. Since January 2019 to date, Armor has identified a total of 72 school districts and/or individual educational institutions that have […]

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Jay Baron

Reports

Threat Intelligence Report: Armor Identifies 15 New Ransomware Victims Since October 1

5 Healthcare Networks and/or Organizations, 2 Municipalities, 3 School Districts, a Police Department, NC State Bar Association, 2 Employment Agency Offices, and a Radio Station Since October 1, Armor, a global cloud security solutions provider, has identified 15 new organizations which have been hit by ransomware in the U.S. including 5 healthcare networks and/or organizations, […]

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Michael Mayes

Senior Writer & Researcher

Threat Intelligence Articles

Armor Identifies 15 New Ransomware Victims in the Last 2 Weeks, All of them Educational Institutions

Update 9.26.19 Since the original publication of this report on Friday, September 20 the following 5 schools have also come forward as victims of ransomware attacks, for a total of 15 schools in the past two weeks. A total of 54 education victims, potentially impacting over 500 individual K-12 schools have been reported in the […]

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Michael Mayes

Senior Writer & Researcher

Threat Intelligence Articles

Reading, Writing, and Ransomware: New Attacks Greet Students

Update Tuesday, September 3, 2019: to reflect new victims identified by Armor As of today, Armor’s Threat Resistance Unit (TRU) security team has identified three new ransomware victims since Friday, August 30 bringing the total to 16 new ransomware victims in the past 11 days.  Ten of them  are school systems.   Education officials across the […]

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Michael Mayes

Senior Writer & Researcher