Infinite Campus DDoS attack impedes access to student data

From zdnet.com

Infinite Campus, one of the largest student information management systems used by schools in America, is coping with the latest in a string of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks.

Infinite Campus┬áis used by parents across the US to access their children’s class schedules, attendance records, and grades.

Over the last week, Infinite Campus has borne the brunt of a DDoS attack which has prevented parents from using the portal — and this has not been the first time the firm has been targeted.

In a statement, the company said the latest DDoS attack’s “volume is 50 times greater and the duration is already 100 times longer than anything we’ve experienced before.”

At the time of writing, the IT services provider’s website is inaccessible.

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