School servers targeted by hackers

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It has been brought to our attention that hackers are targeting school servers

What has been happening?

The following unusual activity has been reported at a number of schools:

  • Server drive permissions have been targetted with attempted removal
  • Files have been copied between servers

It is likely that the school servers have been accessed via schools’ Wi-Fi. We are continuing to monitor the situation and remain vigilant to protect our schools.


What schools can do:

Should you notice any unusual activity or you have any queries, please contact us using the details below:

ICT customers: 0345 222 1551 • Option 1 or email us

Non-ICT customers: 0345 222 1551 • Option 5 or email us


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