'Cuba Ransomware' attack disrupts payment provider used by state and local agencies

by • 2 months ago

A successful attack against a widely used payment processing service has prompted state and local agencies to issue breach disclosures in recent days.

Tyler Technologies confirms cyberattack was ransomware

by • 7 months ago

The company said it has no evidence the attack spread beyond internal networks to its local-government clients.

Texas government website defaced with pro-Iran message

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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.