HAVERHILL — The computer network at Haverhill Public Schools was attacked by malware overnight, according to a statement made by school officials late Wednesday morning.
“Our district systems were attacked overnight by malware,” officials wrote in both English and Spanish on Facebook. “While our (affected) data appears to be isolated, we are working to remove the malware prior to resuming internet activity. This is causing our internet, email and Google Classrooms to be down at this time.”
Google Classrooms is the program used for remote learning.
Malware, short for “malicious software,” is used by cyber-attackers to disrupt, damage, or gain