Ransomware attack caused ongoing Napa Valley College internet and phone system outage

Edward Booth and Howard Yune report:

The Napa Valley College website and network systems were knocked offline as the result of a ransomware attack roughly two weeks ago, a spokesperson for the school has confirmed.

Napavalley.edu was still dark as of Saturday afternoon, as NVC continued an investigation that began shortly after the site vanished from the internet on or before June 10. Attempts to visit the site have resulted in the message “this site can’t be reached” or a redirect to GoDaddy.com, a company that registers internet domain names.

Read more at Napa Valley Register.

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