NC: Wake County Public Schools take servers offline after DDoS attack

WRAL reports:

Officials with the Wake County Public School System said Wednesday that they took dozens of school websites offline after a server was hit by hackers.

The attack happened several weeks ago on a server that hosts 54 of the 178 websites operated by the school system. WCPSS spokeswoman Lisa Luten said the hack was an automated program and no personal information was compromised because there was nothing sensitive on the websites. Technicians opted to take the server offline because the program was slowing it down.

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