FBI, CISA, State Leaders Warn Schools About Ransomware Threats

Route Fifty: Federal agencies joined the Multi-state Information Sharing and Analysis Center in issuing an advisory to the education sector that suggests institutions pay closer attention to their cybersecurity as demand for remote learning environments continues.

“Malicious cyber actors are targeting kindergarten through twelfth-grade educational institutions, leading to ransomware attacks, the theft of data, and the disruption of distance learning services,” reads an advisory the MS-ISAC released Thursday along with the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

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