NY: Wawasee Hit With Ransomware

David Slone reports:

Wawasee Community School Corporation is dealing with a possible ransomware attack that began late last week.

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that is designed to block access to a computer system until money is paid.

According to a statement released to parents Friday, provided by Superintendent Dr. Steve Troyer to the Times-Union Monday night, at approximately 6 a.m. Friday Wawasee officials were alerted to a possible ransomware attack on one of the district’s computers.

Read more at Times Union.

h/t, Brett Callow

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