Cyberattack takes down L.A. Unified operations. Schools will open on Tuesday

Updated Sept. 8:  Vice Society has claimed responsibility for the attack.  As Jeremy Kirk commented, it was somewhat expected given that CISA published an advisory about Vice Society after the attack.

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Howard Blume reports:

A cyberattack brought down the computer systems of the Los Angeles Unified School District over the weekend, but officials said late Monday night that schools would open as scheduled Tuesday morning.

The attack took the district’s website offline, eliminated access to email and reportedly affected systems that teachers use to post lessons and take attendance.

Read more at Los Angeles Times.

A message about service outages with multiple applications greets visitors to the school district’s website this morning:

The district’s homepage contains a detailed statement about the attack and what is being done.

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