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Dixon, Sterling schools alert users about cyberattack on Seesaw app

Sterling superintendent says the service addressed the problem quickly, has been a great partner

The Seesaw app as its appears on a mobile device. The parent-teacher-student message service experienced a credential stuffing incident. School districts in Dixon and Sterling temporarily suspended use of the app in response to the attack.
An image of the Seesaw login page as seen on a desktop computer browser. The school-parent-student messaging portal experienced a "credential stuffing" attack on Sept. 13. Sterling Public Schools and Dixon Public Schools disabled access to the app this week until the issue was resolved.

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Troy Taylor

Troy E. Taylor

Was named editor for Saukvalley.com and the Gazette and Telegraph in 2021. An Illinois native, he has been a reporter or editor in daily newspapers since 1989.