Judson ISD creates phone lines, call center following ransomware attack

District officials say it’s still unclear what information was accessed during the attack

Ransomware attack on Judson ISD communication system confirmed

LIVE OAK, Texas – Judson ISD district officials are still investigating a ransomware attack that has left all district staff without phone or email access for almost a week.

The attack was discovered last Friday. As of this Thursday, the district said it is still working tirelessly to “coordinate a comprehensive response.”

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The school district has since set up phone numbers for its summer school programs and transportation. Those numbers are listed below:

Summer school contact numbers

  • Elementary Summer Program: 210-540-9145
  • Middle School Summer Program: 210-410-0939
  • High School Summer Program: 210-380-2771
  • Transportation Department Contact Numbers: 210-740-4218 or 210-896-1735

The district said it has also set up a district call center to help with other inquiries. It will be live on Monday, June 28.

It’s still unclear what information was accessed during the ransomware attack at this time.

“Please remember that we have limited information about the attack that we can share at this time, including what information might have been accessed, however, we are committed to keeping our community updated as this situation continues to evolve,” the district said in a statement.

The school district said it will continue sharing updates on the attack on social media and its website.

We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.