INCIDENT: Staff Members Personal Data Potentially Compromised in Cedar Rapids School District Cyberattack.

In the wake of a cybersecurity breach, an Iowa school district put programs on hold while investigators ascertain whether the incident was a ransomware attack or a data breach. The district suspended its summer programs because of the cybersecurity breach.

Data theft may have included staff members' names, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, bank account and routing numbers and medical information.

Incident Date

July 2, 2022

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

Ransom paid, undisclosed amount

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Ransom paid after cyberattack on Cedar Rapids schools likely necessary, expert says
  • District notes reveal new details of cyber attack at Cedar Rapids Schools
  • Personal Info May Have Been Stolen from Cedar Rapids Schools

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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