Greenville Technical College announced today that on August 27th they discovered some files on their systems were infected with a malware which blocked them from access to those files.
GTC began an investigation with cybersecurity specialists and alerted state and federal law enforcement.
Thus far, investigation has discovered the malware was a result of a sophisticated ransomware attack.
According to a release, GTC's backup copies of the impacted systems and data allowed them to securely restore systems and services.
GTC is also offering complimentary credit monitoring services for those affected by the breach.
More information is available here.
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