Connecticut School District Attempts to Remediate After Ransomware Corrupted Systems

Middleton Schools in Connecticut Suffer from Ransomware Attack

Another ransomware has hit, yet another, school district.  This time, it was Middleton District Schools, located in Middleton, Connecticut.  The cyber attack is currently under investigation.  Meaning, very few details are being released.  What we do know is, an unknown ransomware variant infiltrated the school’s systems on June 28, 2018.  The malicious attack left only two out of the district’s six systems partially operational.  Although the ransom demands were not disclosed, the district’s Superintendent Michael Conner said the district has not paid any ransom.

Other Ransomware Attacks

For a list of ransomware attacks that have already taken place in 2018, you may click here. We have also created a ransomware map, see below, of the ransomware attacks that have taken place in the U.S.

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