Cyber attack hits Butler Community College

EL DORADO, Kan. (KWCH) Butler Community College says it believes it has fallen victim to a cyber attack.

The college says it was addressing issues related to connectivity when it experienced "the result of a DDoS cyber-attack that brings down the system by overloading it with information."

The college says its internet service provider and additional outside engineers are working around-the-clock to address the issue.

"We recognize this situation is extremely frustrating. We understand technology is core to our students’ success and our daily business operations. Please know we remain diligent in bringing this situation to a resolution. We will continue to keep you posted. Thank you for your patience," said the college in a statement on Facebook.

Students were also advised to email instructors if they were unable to complete homework assignments before their deadlines.