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The Cybersecurity 202: Schools are another prime ransomware target

July 12, 2021

The Washington Post

K-12 schools are getting hit with a barrage of ransomware attacks, worsening the damage to children’s education brought on by the pandemic and hurting their ability to return to some semblance of normalcy in the fall. It’s part of a surge in attacks by hackers demanding ransom payments that has halted operations at critical industries across the nation and become a key national security concern for the Biden administration.