Louisiana Community College System Hit With Ransomware

(TNS) — Going into commencement, Baton Rouge Community College computers were hit with ransomware.

The Louisiana State Police have been called in and the computer servers have been shut down, Kizzy Payton, BRCC’s spokeswoman said Wednesday.

“The Louisiana State Police Cyber Crime Unit investigators responded immediately and collected evidence from the BRCC network, and have recently confirmed a cyberintrusion and ransomware situation,” interim chancellor Willie Smith wrote in a memo released to some campus personnel.

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