LA Schools and the Mystery of the Missing Ransom Note

Ransomware gang Vice Society has taken credit for a ransomware attack on the school district, but apparently has yet to demand any money

As the shady ransomware gang Vice Society took credit for a hack that sent Los Angeles school officials scrambling last week, cybersecurity experts noticed something peculiar. 

Vice Society, an “intrusion, exfiltration and extortion” group that experts believe is based in Russia, has become notorious for waging cyber warfare against K-12 schools, leveraging the theft of sensitive data to demand a ransom. Schools nationwide have shelled out millions of dollars to prevent hackers from publishing private records on dark-web outposts. Click here to read more: