Newcastle Grammar School counts cost of cyber attack

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
December 15 2020 - 6:30pm
Relief: Erica Thomas, with head of IT Michael Browning, said "the forensic investigation hasn't quite finished but we are in a much better position one month later than we were". Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

NEWCASTLE Grammar School will find out this week if any of its data has been stolen, following a ransomware cyber attack which saw criminals encrypt and destroy part of its network.

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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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