Update: No sensitive data taken during District 518 cybersecurity breach

On March 8, Kari Lucin at The Globe reported that District 518 in Minnesota had confirmed a data breach involving an employee’s email account, but didn’t anticipate a big problem.

Yesterday, Lucin followed up with the district’s confirmation that no personal information or data had been taken or used in the February incident.

An investigation performed by the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative showed that the email accounts breached were used to push out more spam and that the attack originally came out of Nicaragua, said District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard.

Read more at The Globe.


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