(WLS) -- LEOMINSTER, Mass. -- A Massachusetts school district is waiting for its computer system to be "unlocked" after it paid a $10,000 Bitcoin ransom to hackers following a cyberattack on its system.
And despite the nefarious nature of the school system's lockdown, there is no criminal investigation into the matter because solving this crime is "impossible," said Interim Leominster Police Chief Michael Goldman.
"It's something likely to come from out of the country, (we) can't trace it," Goldman told WBZ-TV's David Robichaud.
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