School Board hacked after emails of contractors compromised

Emily Burleigh reports:

The Calcasieu Parish School Board has been the victim of a cyber fraud incident.

“Because we at the Calcasieu Parish School Board believe in full honesty and transparency, we want to make stakeholders aware of a cyber fraud incident involving our district,” CPSB spokesperson Holly Holland said in a statement to the American Press.

Read more at American Press.  I’m not sure why they are calling this a hack. It sounds like they were defrauded by threat actors who compromised contractors’ email addresses and submitted fraudulent bills.


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