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PBVSD ransomware attack will delay report cards

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Posted at 4:02 PM, Jan 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-15 19:02:24-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Panama-Buena Vista School District said that due to the recent ransomware attack, teachers will not be able to get report cards out on time.

On Jan. 10, the district was hit with a cyber ransomware attack that caused a technology and phone outage at multiple schools. This district sent a message out to parents and staff that because of the attack teacher are unable to access grading information. The said parents should not expect grade sooner than the end of the month.

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The district said they are working closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security to investigate this attack.