Ransomware gang leaks data stolen from LAUSD school system

Thousands of files apparently stolen last month in a ransomware attack on the Los Angeles Unified School District were released on the dark web over the weekend.

The threat has been a major concern for the nation’s second-largest school district since Labor Day Weekend, when a cyber intrusion forced school district officials to take the extraordinary step of shutting down most of its computer systems and ask students and staff to reset their district passwords.

The ransomware gang posted last week that it intended to release the stolen files on Tuesday, then later posted an updated message with a link to the files.

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Source: NBC Los Angeles