Hackers shutdown first day of Toledo Public Schools’ online classes

Most students were out of school starting at noon Tuesday.
Toledo Public Schools hacked on the first day of online learning.
Published: Sep. 8, 2020 at 7:38 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) -Toledo Public Schools experienced a computer hacking on its first day of online learning.

According to district administrators, the day started well with students and staff signing on, but around noon, they received word that the system had been hacked. The district immediately shut down its system and brought in the FBI to investigate. The first school day ended at noon for most.

A cyberattack temporarily shutdown internet and email capabilities at Toledo Public Schools Tuesday.

TPS reports staff has fixed the problem and the system is up and running for Wednesday. In the meantime, investigators will be tracking down whoever is responsible.

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