ransomware-schools

How hackers held a district hostage for almost $10,000


Think ransoms are only paid out to rescue victims of kidnappings? Think again.


Imagine walking into your office one morning and finding some (or all) of your district’s computer files “padlocked” and inaccessible. In the corner, a masked man is standing with his hand out, demanding an $8,000-$10,000 ransom payment. When he gets the money, he’ll hand over the key to the padlock. If you choose not to pay, then you’ll
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