Salisbury Maryland Police Department Gets Hit by Ransomware

by Feb 23, 20192019, Breaches, January0 comments

Who: Salisbury Maryland Police Department

What was affected: A Ransomware attack compromised the department’s entire internal computer network.

When it happened: January 9, 2019

How it happened: A “criminal” attacker accessed its network through a longtime software vendor.

Outcome: A backup system prevented data from being lost, and there’s no evidence that anything was stolen or downloaded.

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