United Kingdom – Newcastle’s Royal Grammar School


Exploit: Email spam.
Royal Grammar School (RGS): British independent school located in Newcastle.

Risk to Small Business: 2.111 = Severe:
In this incident, hackers attempted to scam parents of Newcastle students by asking them to pay school fees in bitcoin to receive a 25% discount. Since the attackers had access to the email addresses of parents, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating to learn more and advising caution regarding future phishing attacks targeted towards schools.

Individual Risk: 2.428 = Severe: It is still unknown how hackers gained access to parents’ email addresses, which could put personal information at risk. However, it is unlikely that payment details were exposed.

Customers Impacted: To be determined.
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Multiple cybersecurity firms have issued recent warnings for cyber-attacks that are intended for the education sector. Hackers have zeroed in on such institutions because store valuable information and are protected by legacy systems that are easily compromised.


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Service Starter Mid Expert Enterprise
Monitoring Yes Yes Yes Yes
Live Notifications & Reporting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Onboarding Session with our Success Team Yes Yes Yes Yes
Monitor all users (up to XX) 150+
Monitored Domain Yes Yes Yes Yes
Additional Domains No 1 3 5
Personal Email Addresses (Gmail / Icloud etc) No 10 30
Monitored Router IP & Device IP Breach No Yes Yes Yes
Dedicated Account Manager No No Yes Yes
Fully managed Service No No No Yes
Go Phishing No No No Yes
Staff Training No No No Yes
PCM (If paid monthly) £45 £75 £150 N/A
PCM (If paid annually 20% discount) £36 £60 £120 N/A
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1 Additional Domain £25 £25 £25
Add Additional 10 Personal Emails £25 £25 £25