Education sector among most vulnerable

A threat to personal data: Hackers are out to get information on individuals and institutions.

PETALING JAYA: The education sector is among the most vulnerable to ransomware threats globally, said Microsoft Malaysia national technology officer Dr Dzahar Mansor.

He said there had been increased dependency on technology for learning, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic that created more opportunities to monetise ransomware-based cyber-attacks.

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