INCIDENT: Albuquerque Hit in Cyberattack

Albuquerque, New Mexico have cancelled classes for Thursday and Friday due to a cyberattack. The shutdown took place just days after a ransomware attack hit government services across Bernalillo County.
Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) website reportedschools will remain closed "as the district continues to investigate a cyberattack that compromised the student information system used to take attendance, contact families in emergencies, and assure that students are picked up from school by authorized adults."

Incident Date

January 12, 2022

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

No known costs at this time.

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Albuquerque schools remain closed for second day following cyber attack
  • Cyberattack shuts down Albuquerque schools; county copes with ransomware incident

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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