First Day Of Classes Cancelled Because Of Cyber Security Threat


(Monroe, NY) -- A possible ransomware attack is delaying the start of the school year in an Orange County school district until tomorrow. 

Parents were notified by email Tuesday night that the computer system at the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District had been hacked. The letter called it a cybersecurity threat and school officials cancelled classes for today on what should have been the first day of school. 

Earlier this summer, the Mineola and Rockville Center school districts on Long Island were targeted with Rockville Center paying an 88-thousand-dollar ransom demand. It's unclear whether the Monroe-Woodbury hackers demanded money. 

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