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Ransomware attack sends Texas students back to pre-tech era | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking | #aihp

MANSFIELD, Texas (NewsNation) — A ransomware attack has all but shut down a Texas school district made up of nearly 35,000 students.

Students and staff of the Mansfield Independent School District are still coming to school but the attack has affected technology, in-class curriculum, emails, phones and teacher payroll. Teachers are unable to print homework, students can’t call home from school phones and — for the time being — visitors are not allowed on campus. 

Dr. Kimberley Cantu, the district’s superintendent, said their technology team is “working overtime” to resolve the situation.

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