Public schools in Hartford, Conn., postponed the first day of class after a ransomware attack took down the city's network. The Metro Hartford Information Services informed the public schools on Tuesday that the city's critical systems were taken down by a ransomware attack. Hartford Public Schools said later in the day that systems had been restored and that school would begin on Wednesday.
- MHIS said that no personal data of students or employees was accessed by the attackers.
- Hartford is providing both online and in-person public school classes.
- More than 200 servers out of Hartford's 300 servers were affected by the ransomware attack.
- Also on Tuesday, public schools in Toledo, Ohio, Clark County, Nev., and Pickens County, S.C., were hit by separate cyberattacks.