Salisbury Maryland Police Department Gets Hit by Ransomware
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.