BR: Municipality of Balneário Camboriú hit by ransomware

The following is a Google translation:

The Municipality of Balneário Camboriú is on Wednesday (27) without online services due to a cyber attack by Ransomware, which is a type of harmful software that restricts access to the infected system with a kind of block and charges a ransom for that access can be restored. The Municipal Administration registered a police report to investigate the case.

According to the director of the Information Technology Division (DTI), Henrique Otte, the forecast is that services will return to normal even today. “No data was compromised, as we were able to contain access to the ransomware and blocked the system to ensure the security of the information,” he explained.

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