According to sources, Lawrence Public Schools (a Education organization in Massachusetts) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-09-01.

Lawrence schools trying to recover $2.7 million ‘frozen’ by online phishing scheme, officials say

“The Lawrence Public Schools are working to recover $2.7 million in funds that were recently “frozen” when a staffer responded to a phishing email sent by scammers posing as a vendor for the school district, city officials said. “

“Mayor Brian A. DePeña’s office held an emergency meeting Thursday with informational technology specialists to discuss the security breach, according to DePeña’s spokesperson, Nestor Castillo. “

“Local and federal law enforcement authorities have been notified and city officials plan to alert the public once they receive additional information, Castillo said. “

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