City of Hartford postpones first day of school after ransomware attack

Officials from the city of Hartford, Connecticut, were forced to postpone the first day of the new school calendar year after a ransomware infection impacted the city’s IT network.

According to a statement published by Hartford Public Schools, the school district serving the city of Hartford, the ransomware attack impacted several of the school’s internal IT systems, causing a prolonged outage.

IT staff have been working to restore services, but these were not completed in time for the first day of the new school year, scheduled for today, Sept. 8.

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Source: ZDNet