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Panama Buena Vista School District working with FBI and DHS following cyber attack

Posted at 4:22 PM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-14 19:56:34-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Panama-Buena Vista School District said they are working closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security following a ransomware attack last Friday.

On Jan. 10, the district was hit with a cyber ransomware attack that caused a technology and phone outage at multiple schools. The district sent a message update to parents and staff on Tuesday saying ongoing investigations into this attack "show no indications that any personally identifying information relating to students or staff was compromised."