Ransomware attack shuts down Lewis & Clark Community College

LCCC Notice on Facebook
LCCC Notice on Facebook. Image: DataBreaches.net

Russell Kinsaul reports:

 Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey closed all their campuses this week and cancelled all extra-curricular activities, including sports. The move was made after the director of information technology noticed suspicious activity last Tuesday and shut down the school’s computer network on Wednesday.

According to college president, Ken Trzaska, hackers got into the network but never gained control.

Read more on KMOV.  The attack occurred before Thanksgiving, when many staff might be off or want to take off for the holiday week or long weekend.

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