Harris Federation hit by ransomware attack affecting 50 schools

The IT systems and email servers of London-based nonprofit multi-academy trust Harris Federation were taken down by a ransomware attack on Saturday.

Harris Federation is an education charity running 50 Harris primary and secondary academies with 37,000 students from London and surrounding areas.

The attack hit the school trust’s systems over the weekend on Saturday, March 27, and led to the compromise and encryption of Harris Federation’s IT systems.

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Source: Bleeping Computer