Los Angeles school district receives ransom demand from Labor Day weekend cyberattacker

The Los Angeles Unified School District, the victim of a major cyberattack over Labor Day weekend, has received a ransom demand from the person or group that hacked into its systems, though officials have not indicated if they intend to pay or enter into any negotiations.

“There has been communication from this actor, and we have been responsive without engaging in any type of negotiation,” Superintendent Alberto Carvalho told reporters outside the district’s headquarters on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

“A financial demand has been made by this entity. We have not responded to that demand,” he added.

District officials have not said how much money the hacker or hackers demanded nor

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