NC: ‘Ransomware cult’ claims to have hacked two local schools

Morgan Frances reports: Folders containing sensitive information were published on Twitter by a group claiming to have hacked into Socrates Academy in Matthews and Movement School. The hackers, which Queen City News has decided not to name, first posted proof of their hack, promising more to come if school officials didn’t cooperate. “I saw a lot of things I would not want to see if one of my client’s data was breached, like QuickBooks,” said Tom Blanchard, CEO of Sterling Technology Solutions. “I saw financial information. I saw tax information.” Read more at QueenCityNews. Over on Twitter, Bl00dy Gang claimed responsibility for attacks on Movement School  and Socrates Academy. h/t, Doug Levin and Brett Callow

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