Mansfield schools victims of DDoS attack; working to resolve issues
Stephen Peterson reports:
Local schools were hit this week with a cyberattack, officials say.
Comcast confirmed Wednesday that Mansfield public schools have been the victim of a Distributed Denial of Service, or DDoS, attack.
It’s a malicious and illegal attempt to disrupt normal traffic on a network by sending a flood of Internet traffic, Superintendent Teresa Murphy told staff and families.
Read more on The Sun Chronicle.
Note: this is the Mansfield schools in Massachusetts, not the Mansfield schools in Ohio that were the victim of a cyberattack at the beginning of the school year.