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Ransomware attack forces North Carolina college to cancel classes (EdScoop)

"A community college in North Carolina already limited by the pandemic’s remote-learning conditions is being further challenged after a ransomware attack last week disabled systems needed for online learning and forced its employees off campus."—Source: EdScoop

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Let this cautionary tale serve as an important reminder — ransomware attacks are increasing for institutions. With online systems playing a crucial role in keeping students connected, cyberattacks are a major threat to stopgap efforts.