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A 2020 Ransomware Attack is Still Harming Baltimore Teachers

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A software glitch that affects as many as 9,000 retirees is one of the longest-lasting effects of the devastating ransomware attack, which cost the district roughly $10 million in recovery costs.

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A major ransomware attack hit the Baltimore County school system in November 2020 and retired teachers are still suffering its effects.

Those retirees have been unable to change their medical insurance payments for more than a year since the attacks — even when they change policies. 

That means the district owes some retirees thousands of dollars for benefits they're paying for but not receiving. Others are underpaying and will one day have hefty bills coming due.

From The Washington Post
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