KS: Hays schools hacked with ransomware
I seem to have missed this report that appeared on February 17. Preston Burrows reported on a Kansas school district incident:
On Thursday, Hays USD 489 experienced a cyberattack on its systems with ransomware. This type of cyberattack locks users out of their systems and only returns access once the requested ransom is paid.
Many systems used by the school for everyday activities, such as Canvas, the Hays High School website and printers, were down.
On Tuesday, the district reached out to the parents of students to explain the situation via email and text message.
Read more at Tiger Media Network. There does not seem to be any notice on the district’s website as of the time of this publication and the district’s name has not shown up on any dedicated leak sites that DataBreaches.net has checked.