Texas government website defaced with pro-Iran message
The Texas Department of Agriculture's site was briefly replaced with an image of Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian commander killed in a U.S. airstrike.
Louisiana issues another emergency declaration over ransomware
Gov. John Bel Edwards issued his second emergency declaration in less than six months because of a ransomware attack.
Federal cyberattacks hit D.C. city government first, CTO says
For some cyberattackers, Washington D.C. is a test bed before their attacks are ready to be leveled against the federal government.
Before cyberattack, Baltimore saved data only on local hard drives
A routine audit of Baltimore's IT agency was undermined because key performance data that had been saved without external backups was corrupted in a May 7 cyberattack.
How Sparks, Nevada, is rethinking security after ransomware
Commentary: The city's IT manager recounts a 2015 cyberattack and how managed detection and response has transformed the city's security posture.
Baltimore CIO, criticized for ransomware response, on leave
Frank Johnson, who has been criticized for his response to a May 7 ransomware attack, has stepped back from his duties.
Email scammers bilk Griffin, Georgia, for $800K
The city received instructions by email to change banking details for a service bill, but didn't suspect anything until hearing from the real vendor five days later.