TX: Judson ISD investigating possible ransomware attack affecting district communication, officials say

Judson ISD officials say they are investigating a possible ransomware attack that left them without phone or email access.

The school district announced the “suspected but unconfirmed ransomware attack” Friday afternoon in a release.

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The district took to Twitter to announce status reports.

An update posted to Twitter on the morning of the 17th shows how the district rushed to respond:

Due to JISD technology systems being unavailable, the summer school CREDIT RECOVERY program using Edgenuity for high school students has been cancelled for today. If students have already boarded a bus, they will be brought back on the 10am bus. #JudsonISD

A subsequent update indicated that a ransomware attack was suspected, but not yet confirmed:

There have been no further updates as of the time of this publication.

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