Knoxville Ransomware Attack

June 22, 2020

Knoxville Ransomware Attack Leads to IT Network Shutdown

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“In 2019, a total of 113 state or municipal entities were impacted by ransomware. Knoxville is the 51st city to be hit in 2020, Callow said.

Last year, two Florida cities – Lake City and Riviera Beach – were both hit by ransomware attacks and decided to pay off the hackers…. ”

‘ “These smaller government agencies often chug along old legacy infrastructure, and that old legacy infrastructure is easy for bad actors to exploit.” ‘
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https://threatpost.com/knoxville-ransomware-attack-leads-to-it-network-shutdown/156537/