Broken Arrow Public Schools Targeted in Ransomware Attack

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditThe city of Tulsa Oklahoma has announced that the Broken Arrow schools have suffered a ransomware attack. This attack comes not long after a series of ransomware attacks left local governments in Florida scrambling. The type of ransomware is unknown District officials released a statement, but it is uknown when the attack began. The […]

Malware Attack In Louisiana, Declare State of Emergency

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditGovernor of Louisiana John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency after a malware attack in Louisiana. The attack hit Louisiana state systems on July 8. The Monroe city school system first reported the incident. Shortly thereafter the Sabine Parish school system reported a virus on its website. Officials released a statement saying […]

Key Biscayne Ransomware Attack Is Third City in Florida

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditThe Key Biscayne ransomware attack marks the third attack on a Florida city in just a month. According to city officials, a “data security event” occurred on Sunday, June 23, 2019. IT professionals working for the city decided to take systems offline in an abundance of caution. The initial compromise occurred when a city […]

Baltimore Ransomware Attack Leaves City Crippled

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditAttackers have unleashed ransomware on Baltimore city government systems. On May 7, 2019 the city’s systems ground to a halt as ransomware spread throughout the network. City officials worked with cybersecurity experts and were able to quarantine the ransomware by the following day. Robbinhood ransomware Initial investigation of the affected systems revealed that the […]

City of Greenville NC Hit By Ransomware Attack

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditOn April 10, 2019 city officials announced that the City of Greenville had been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack was first noticed by a police department employee who subsequently notified IT. The city’s IT staff made the decision to shutdown all affected computers to prevent the spread of the virus. Members of […]