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#school | #ransomware | Las Cruces Public Schools computers still offline a week after hacking attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Education LAS CRUCES, New Mexico — The computer network for the Las Cruces Public Schools remained offline a week after a ransomware attack by hackers forced the shutdown of the entire system. After originally trying to get existing servers for dozens of schools back online late […]

Hackers are #targeting schools, #U.S. Department of Education warns

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When Superintendent Steve Bradshaw first received a threatening text message in mid-September, he didn’t know it was coming from a hacker trying to exploit his Montana school district. But soon, students and other schools around Flathead County were receiving threatening messages, too. More than 30 schools […]

Schools re-examine cybersecurity measures after Flathead hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We’re looking into school cybersecurity after a hacker’s threats forced Flathead Valley officials to cancel school for three days. A group called Dark Overlord Solutions demanded money to keep the personal information it stole safe. Now other school districts are re-examining their cybersecurity.   When we […]

City’s Success Academy charter schools come out in support of transgender students

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The operator of the city’s largest charter school network has come out in support of transgender kids and immigrant students, as new federal policies are fill some local families with fear. In the letter sent to home to families and … The post City’s Success Academy […]

SIBA CEO: Florida Senate’s vote to ban biometrics in schools reflects misconceptions about identity theft

Top Priority Sector:  access_control_identification Janice Kephart, founder and CEO of the Secure Identity and Biometrics Association (SIBA) has issued a press release stating in no uncertain terms that the Florida Senate’s near unanimous vote of March 27 to ban biometrics in all schools lacks common sense and denies schools the opportunity to improve safety, standards, […]

Sheriff: Online threats from 14-year-old cancelled school’s homecoming dance

    ST. ROSE, La. – A 14-year-old from St. Rose, Louisiana is accused of terrorizing students at Some of the parents and officials at the school were so concerned, the past weekend’s homecoming dance was called off. According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, the boy posted threatening comments on the educational social networking […]