2018 was 'a bad year' for ransomware, but so far 2019 is no better
Ransomware incidents in Baltimore and Jackson County, Georgia, and are extending a run of cyberattacks on state and local governments that officials say will likely continue.
Georgia county paid $400K to ransomware hackers
The county was hit by the Ryuk virus, one of the most costly varieties of ransomware.
Rural Jackson County, Ga., recovering from ransomware attack
The attack knocked out all county email services and forced the sheriff's department to revert to recording arrests and jail bookings on paper.