According to sources, Rockford Public Schools (a Education organization in Michigan) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-05-15.

2024-05-15
'Your data is stolen': Rockford schools hit by ransomware attack

“ Staff at Rockford Public Schools walked into a surprise May 14 with technology across the district being down and a ransom note laying on printers in multiple buildings.“

“Superintendent Steve Matthews tells FOX 17 that computers, internet service, and hard-line phones are offline at all district buildings. A letter printed out at several locations claims the school system was hit by a ransomware attack. “We got some random messages that popped up on some printers throughout the district.”said Dr. Matthews. “

“"Your data is stolen and encrypted," the note reads. "If you don't pay the ransom, the data will be published on our TOR darknet sites. The sooner you pay the ransom, the sooner your company will be safe." “

“Classes are continuing Wednesday, just without technology. Superintendent Matthews tells FOX 17 there are no plans to cancel school during the technology outage. “

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