Ransomware attack forces Haverhill Schools to cancel classes

Erin Tiernan reports:

At a time when a shift to remote learning has all but made snow days obsolete, Haverhill Public Schools students will be getting one in April after a ransomware attack forced administrators to cancel school on Thursday.

The Haverhill Public School District said its IT department noticed early Wednesday morning that something was “awry,” and shut down the network “before large scale corruption of the system occurred.”

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