Allen ISD Responds to Cybersecurity Breach

Another Texas school district has reported a cyberattack. NBC DFW reports:

Allen ISD has not seen “any credible evidence” that personal information was accessed when it suffered a data breach last week, the district says.

In the email sent to parents and staff on Thursday, Allen ISD said several systems including WiFi, printers, and phones had experienced an outage. A full investigation was conducted immediately and any information concerning the privacy of parents and staff would be reported.

Read more on NBCDFW.

Updated Sept. 29:  The district is not paying any ransom and says that although the threat actors are demanding millions of dollars, they have provided no proof of claims despite multiple opportunities.  Read more on Texas News Today.

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