Arizona State University computer network back online

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University's computer network is back in operation a day after it shut down, leaving some students struggling to finish final assignments.

School officials said Thursday that the ability to connect to the school's online network was fully restored.

ASU technology experts say the network became flooded with data Wednesday in a deliberate attack.

Students were unable to log into MyASU, a portal for using email and managing coursework, for several hours.

The University Technology Office and security specialists are investigating.

The disruption occurred less than a week before spring final exams are set to begin.

ASU is asking all faculty to accommodate students who may have been affected by the shutdown.

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