Las Vegas School District Ransomware Attack

Las Vegas School District Ransomware Attack

Posted September 29, 2020

Las Vegas School District Ransomware Attack

  • A ransomware attack against Clark County School District (CCSD) in Las Vegas has ultimately triggered a data breach involving Social Security numbers, student information and other private information.
  • The district is cooperating with law enforcement, but did not state whether it has hired digital forensics or MSSP (managed security services provider) experts to investigate and recover from the indicident.
  • The school district did not disclose how much the hackers were demanding in the ransomware attack, nor has the district disclosed if the IT systems involved in the attack have been restored.

– Joe Panettieri | September 29, 2020