Ransomware Attack Shutsdown Michigan County Government

2019, April, Breaches

Who: Genesee County

# of Accounts Breached: undetermined

What has affected​: Genesee County, Michigan was hit with a ransomware attack

When it happened: April 2, 2019

How it happened: They say a virus found its way into their system and held data Tuesday, demanding payment.

Outcome: They realized the systems had been attacked Tuesday afternoon; and, the IT Department called in an outside firm to help. They realized the systems had been attacked Tuesday afternoon; and, the IT Department called in an outside firm to help. Unfortunately, this process turned out to be more difficult than expected and the system is still down.

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