Hackers Hold North Carolina Computers For Ransom

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Governments face a steep learning curve in understanding conflict and risk in the digital domain, but it’s well past time.

10 Mar 2020.

Hacker from Russia at work against a Russian flag composed of binary code. City of Durham and Durham County, NC, government IT systems have.

"two separate attacks" at a press conference held by officials Monday, March 9.

and some 1,000 compromised computers are to be re-imaged, to get the.

Fearing Russian ransomware attacks on the election, the company and U.S. Cyber Command mounted similar pre-emptive strikes.

The International Maritime Organization is the second shipping entity attacked by hackers in the past week. The incident brought down the website and internal web-based services at the global.

15 Oct 2018.

The Onslow Water and Sewer Authority's internal computer system, including servers and personal computers, was hit by a ransomware attack.

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29 Aug 2019.

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that can deny a user access to data once it has infiltrated a computer — and often the attacker will.

7 Dec 2017.

North Carolina officials refuse to pay ransomware hackers, following expert advice.

A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held.

Hackers on Thursday tried to attack the county's computer systems.

Victims of ransomware schemes and financial institutions could violate sanctions or anti-money-laundering rules—and face.

8 Dec 2017.

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — Mecklenburg County leaders released a.

after hackers breached the county's servers and held the files for ransom.

said the ransomware used during the attack is a new computer virus.

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