School’s out as ransomware attack downs IT systems at Scotland’s Dundee and Angus College


A further education college in east Scotland has been struck by what its principal described as a cyber “bomb” in an apparent ransomware attack so bad that students have been told to stay away and reset passwords en masse.

Dundee and Angus College told students not to turn up after the ransomware seemingly downed the entire institution’s IT systems.

The outage began late last week and has been ongoing ever since, though the latest internal update to students and staff says services are finally being restored, we have been told by sources.

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