back to article Ransomware gang hits second-largest US school district

Cybercriminals hit the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) over the holiday weekend with a ransomware attack that temporarily shut down email, computer systems, and applications. Federal agencies including the FBI and CISA are working on-site to assist the US's second-largest public school district in its response. " …

  1. Gene Cash Silver badge

    Nothing terrible has happened so far

    Yeah, I expect anything that has happened to be hushed up, and the student threatened with being expelled or charged if he complains, if my experience is anything to go by.

  2. An_Old_Dog Silver badge

    Victim Compensation

    Perhaps the school district will give the kids one free year of credit-rating monitoring. That seems to be the standard bone tossed to the data-jacking victims.

  3. Smeagolberg

    "swiftly implemented a response protocol"

    Does this illustrate that US education is in dire straits?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I suspect that Vice Society will come to regret this. I have no doubt that the CISA and FBI response teams have the capability and tools to track down the miscreants and make life hell for them

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