Frank Rizzo reports: Manhasset School District Acting Superintendent of Schools Gaurav Passi, at the Oct. 7 board of education meeting, said that the district may have been the victim of ransomware. “At this time we can confirm that we have discovered ransomware in our system,” Passi said. “And that the malicious actor—or threat actor, as the term is referred to in cybersecurity circles—has claimed to have stolen data. We continue to investigate the threat.” Read more on Manhasset Press.