School District Victim of Ransomware Hack, Superintendent Says Data is Locked, Not Lost

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“The Livingston Public Schools Were the Victims of a Crime”

Livingston Public Schools was the victim of a Ransomware attack last week, encrypting the school district’s data.The attack has made basic school functions – from submitting homework to recording lunch payments – more difficult.

Details of what happened were shared through emails to parents and staff, as well as a public meeting at the high school on Monday evening, November 25.

The Livingston Police Department also issued a press release, which said that the Board of Education notified them – at about 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, November 21 – that the district’s mainframe computer system and the information contained within it was compromised.

 

 

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