Advertisement

Alachua County Public School families have been notified of a computer breach

Published: Mar. 30, 2021 at 2:25 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

To keep up with the latest local news subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news straight to your email every morning.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Some families in the Alachua County Public School system recently got a letter telling them their personal information might have been breached.

The letter from PCS Revenue Control Systems Inc. offered a year of free credit monitoring after personal information - like social security numbers and birthdays - was accessed in a computer breach.

TRENDING STORY: Omar Payne adds name to transfer portal

The hack happened in December 2019, three years after Alachua County Public School officials say it acquired Advanced Business Technologies or ABT the company ACPS used to contract to register people for free or reduced-price lunches.

ACPS officials say they tried to contact the company for more information multiple times but say no one has returned their calls.

The hack happened in December 2019.
The hack happened in December 2019.(WCJB File)

Copyright 2021 WCJB. All rights reserved. Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.