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In Albany ransomware attack, officials say information was not compromised

by • 1 week ago

Mayor Kathy Sheehan said any data lost to last month's cyberattack are being rebuilt from paper files or unaffected systems, but accounts on the incident vary.

Albany, N.Y. hit with ransomware attack, mayor says

by • 3 weeks ago

Most city services are available to the public, Mayor Kathy Sheehan said, but there are conflicting reports on the attack's impact on police.

One year after Atlanta's ransomware attack, the city says it's transforming its technology

by • 4 weeks ago

The city's new CIO, Gary Brantley, says cybersecurity is now "at the front of everything we do" in the wake of a cyberattack that cost Atlanta $17 million.

Orange County, N.C., recovering from ransomware attack

by • 1 month ago

The county of about 145,000 residents made relatively speedy progress bringing systems back online and did not pay the ransom, the county's CIO said.

Georgia county paid $400K to ransomware hackers

by • 1 month ago

The county was hit by the Ryuk virus, one of the most costly varieties of ransomware.

Rural Jackson County, Ga., recovering from ransomware attack

by • 1 month ago

The attack knocked out all county email services and forced the sheriff's department to revert to recording arrests and jail bookings on paper.

Ransomware attack on Akron, Ohio takes down 311 service amid major snowstorm

by • 3 months ago

State and federal officials are investigating the attack, though the city says it did not affect its storm preparations or ability to get the streets plowed.

Ransomware attack takes down city services in Sammamish, Washington

by • 3 months ago

The city says it's now working with a security firm to identify its attacker and measure data loss.

U.S. adds charges in Georgia against suspects in Atlanta ransomware attack

by • 4 months ago

A second indictment against the suspected SamSam hackers says the virus infected nearly 3,800 computers owned by the city.

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