Massive cyberattack hits handful of San Diego school districts
6:15 PM, May 3, 2017
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A sophisticated cyberattack has hit at least a handful of school districts in San Diego, including San Diego Unified, San Marcos, Poway and Cajon Valley.
The school districts told 10News nothing confidential have been taken, and it appears harmless.
A spokesperson for San Diego State University said they’ve been affected by the security breach.
Local cyber security expert, Ted Harrington, Executive Partner at Independent Security Evaluators said those who clicked the Google Doc likely allowed malware into their computer. He said the hacker could potentially gain access to a person’s email account and reset their passwords.