On Friday September 23rd 2022 eight Ohio Schools were targeted by a spoof 911 call of an alleged active shooter. These calls were determined to be hoax calls and thankfully nobody was hurt.

At one of the local schools in Cincinnati Ohio, Princeton High School, the call appeared to come from inside the school. The caller told dispatchers his number included a California area code. Hackers who know what they’re doing can become nearly untraceable. A hacker can ‘spoof’ a phone number, and then hack into a virtual private network (VPN) to make it appear that the number is coming from inside the school or any business they are want it to.

It is important to take the steps to protect your companies network and prevent hackers attempts to commit fraud or compromise your organization. Contact us today to schedule a free assessment of your network.

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