School Boards Hit With Cash-Stealing Trojan

The IDG News Service is reporting on a new FBI investigation [computerworld.com] of a rash of online hacking attacks and bank robberies against school districts in Illinois.

FBI investigators are working on a computer intrusion case at the Crystal Lake School District in Crystal Lake, Illinois, said Ross Rice, a spokesman with the FBI’s Chicago office. But several other school districts also believe that they have been hit by the same malicious software, Rice said.  The Clampi malware family [secureworks.com] may  be linked to these attacks.

The IDG News Service is reporting on a new FBI investigation [computerworld.com] of a rash of online hacking attacks and bank robberies against school districts in Illinois.

FBI investigators are working on a computer intrusion case at the Crystal Lake School District in Crystal Lake, Illinois, said Ross Rice, a spokesman with the FBI’s Chicago office. But several other school districts also believe that they have been hit by the same malicious software, Rice said.  The Clampi malware family [secureworks.com] may  be linked to these attacks.

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