Visible to the public "Virginia's Largest School System Hit With Ransomware"Conflict Detection Enabled

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), Virginia's largest school system, recently faced a ransomware attack on its technology systems. The Maze hacking group claimed to have been behind the attack. This ransomware attack disrupted distance learning for some students and staff in that those who were affected had to switch to asynchronous learning activities during the incident. The Maze ransomware group claimed responsibility for the attack and said they stole private information from FCPS. They also published some of the data online to prove their involvement in the attack. This article continues to discuss the ransomware attack experienced by FCPS regarding its impact on learning for some students, how the Virginia school system has responded, and the group behind its launch.

Dark Reading reports "Virginia's Largest School System Hit With Ransomware"