GA: Funds stolen from Floyd County Schools in cyberattack, police investigating

John Bailey and John Druckenmiller reported this on June 8:

The Floyd County school system confirmed on Wednesday reports of a cyberattack, discovered Monday, that resulted in $194,672.76 being stolen from the school system.

“Floyd County Schools has been made aware of a spear phishing incident, which is a targeted email attack pretending to be from a trusted sender,” FCS spokesperson Lenora McEntire Doss stated. “This cyber-attack resulted in funds being stolen from the school system by an outside source.”

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They were able to recover funds, which had been moved to a bank in Texas.

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