Alabama’s Jefferson County School System victim of ransomware attack during Spring Break
A ransomware attack targeted the Jefferson County School System in Alabama over Spring Break.
A news release states the district’s technology team took immediate steps to stop the attack and notified state and local authorities. Preliminary investigations have not revealed any evidence of a breach of sensitive personally identifiable information. However, the district will continue to investigate any possibility of compromised data and notify stakeholders accordingly if discovered. Outside cybersecurity experts and law enforcement officials are assisting.
Read more at WBRC.