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Newcastle Grammar School targeted in cyber attack

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:23pm, first published November 11 2020 - 6:30pm
Newcastle Grammar School targeted in cyber attack

CRIMINALS have targeted Newcastle Grammar School (NGS) in a ransomware cyber attack, encrypting and destroying parts of the school's network and trying to extort money to unlock it.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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