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Overseas hackers blamed for school bomb scare

Students depart Sydney Girls High School as Police officers patrol the grounds following a threat in Sydney on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Sydney Girls High School is one of nine schools across Sydney that had been reportedly been targeted with threats again today, only four days after another similar incident. (AAP Image/Paul Miller) NO ARCHIVING

Police believe that the series of bomb threats received at several Australian schools since Friday is the work of overseas hackers.

Dozens of schools in NSW, Canberra, Victoria and Queensland have received the same automated phone message warning of a device on school grounds.

Security expert Luke Percy-Dove, said from what has been reported, the threats don’t appear to be genuine. Read article

 

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