(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minneapolis public school district is warning families that its system has been hit by an encryption virus. The district canceled parent-teacher conferences over a week ago, citing technical difficulties. Minneapolis Public Schools urged people yesterday to be cautious when receiving, interacting with or responding to suspicious emails or phone calls from the district. District officials say no ransom has been paid and that there is no evidence that the data accessed has been used for fraud. Officials say no data has been lost.
MPS Hit By Encryption Virus, No Ransom Paid