Houston County delays start of school due to malware attack

Houston County delays start of school due to malware attack
(Source: Associated Press)

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Houston County Schools announced on Thursday that they are pushing the starting date for students back to Monday, Aug. 5 due to a malware attack on their phone system.

In a public press release, the school system announced that they are working with law enforcement and network engineers to fix the issue.

Teachers and staff will report back to school Aug. 1 originally as scheduled.

According to the press release, Houston County Schools is unable to provide any further information due to “advice and counsel of law enforcement.”

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