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Baltimore County Schools close after a ransomware attack

December 1, 2020


Baltimore County Schools are still closed following a ransomware attack and unfortunately, at the time of this writing, it is impossible to predict when school will resume.

School officials notified state and federal law enforcement agencies, that launched an investigation into the incident.

At the time of the attack, more 115,000 students were attending classes online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. School officials reported that the ransomware attack impacted the district’s website, email system, and grading system.

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