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Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has urged universities, schools, and colleges to be vigilant following an increase in ransomware attacks targeting educational institutions. "While operational details cannot be disclosed, the NCSC has dealt with a significant increase in the number of attacks since late February …

  1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

    That's why encryption is bad say GCHQ

    Cos it's used by ransomware

  2. Will Godfrey Silver badge
    Meh

    And?

    How many really will take this seriously, and put in place (and maintain) some real protection?

    Answers in the corner of a postage stamp please.

    1. Anonymous Coward
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      Re: And?

      Depends who we're talking about. IT Management might take it seriously but will those higher up the food chain?

      IT can't protect everything when those at the top was to include every devices anyone rocks up with on any networks with zero control over it etc.

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