Ransomware

Days after the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution opposing the payment of ransoms by cities following a ransomware attack La Porte County’s government has done the opposite after its files were encrypted. According to WSBT-TV, the municipality has paid a Bitcoin ransom worth approximately $130,000 to cyber attackers who encrypted itsRead More →

ransomware

A Massachusetts school district was waiting on Friday for its computer systems to be unlocked after it paid a ten thousand dollar bitcoin ransom to hackers following a cyberattack on its system. Despite the malcious nature of the school system’s lockdown there is no criminal investigation into the matter because solvingRead More →