Altoona Area School District data shows up on dark web months after cyberattack

Nicole Fuschino reports:

A.A.S.D. Superintendent Dr. Charles Prijatelj said this morning that back in early December of last year the school had an attack on their “routing server” after which they started working with a high-end security software on all of the district servers.

However, this week district administration was contacted by employees saying they had been informed by their credit monitoring services that their social security numbers or medical identification numbers were found on fraudulent trading websites on the dark web.

Read more at WJAC.

Updated May 18, 2022:  This incident was reported to HHS on April 11, 2022 as impacting 9,196 employees enrolled in the district’s health plan.

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