Classes interrupted after cyberattack at Illuminate Education

Classes interrupted after cyberattack at Illuminate Education

Exploit: Hacking

Illuminate Education: Education Platform


Risk to Business: 1.717 = Severe Illuminate Education, a digital education platform used by 5,200 schools and districts in the US, is still struggling to resume services after a cyberattack. The company owns popular school management platforms Skedula and PupilPath. Illuminate Education says it has continued experiencing a service interruption affecting all IO Classroom applications for nearly 10 days following an unspecified security incident. Investigation and recovery are underway, but the platform has not provided a recent update on the expected timeline.


Individual Impact: No specifics about any consumer/employee PII or financial data loss were available at press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown
How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business : Cybercriminals have been all over targets in the education sector including companies that serve it. Companies should use caution.

Risk Levels:
1 - 1.5 = Extreme Risk
1.51 - 2.49 = Severe Risk
2.5 - 3 = Moderate Risk

*The risk score is calculated using a formula that considers a wide range of factors related to the assessed breach.

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