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BROWARD (CBSMiami) – The Broward County Public Schools’ computer network has been hacked.

Those responsible are asking for a hefty ransom or they threaten to release the information they acquired.

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Broward Schools released a statement that said they will not be paying any ransom.

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The district added they are not aware of any student or employee personal data that has been compromised.

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BCPS is now working with cybersecurity experts to investigate and restore all systems. Team