Malware attacks San Ysidro School District, demands $19K ransom

Leonardo Castañeda reports:

Malware infected computers at a local school district this month, deleting emails and forcing the district to temporarily shut down part of its systems.

The San Ysidro School District became a local victim of malware attacks that have hit school districts from Maryland to Montana this year. The cyber attack, known as ransomware, demanded roughly $19,000 in Bitcoin over the weekend of Sept. 16.

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