Allen ISD cybersecurity update: personal information of more than 500 employees hacked in September 2021

Jay Wallis provides an update on the Allen ISD ransomware incident first reported by the district in September. Part of the district’s newly revealed findings:

According to the investigation, there is no evidence that any unauthorized user got into Allen ISD’s databases, including the Student Information and Financial databases.

District officials said they determined that some information held in locally stored documents was accessed by the unauthorized user and the information of the following groups was accessed:

  • 3 students
  • 550 current and former Allen ISD employees
  • 7 vendors that do business with Allen ISD

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