The Alamo Colleges shut down several computer systems Wednesday to protect them from a cyberattack, officials said, mySA reports.

The community college district discovered the attack about 11 a.m. and as a precaution took several systems — including the student portal — offline temporarily, said Thomas Cleary, the vice chancellor for planning, performance and information systems.

It notified staff and students via email. The district has about 58,000 students in five colleges who began their fall semester Monday.

“We have 12 billion records. The good news is that it's all secure,” Cleary said. “We have no data corruption and no data breach.”


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