CT: Hamden mayor estimates $500,000 cost to address spring cyberattack

Meghan Friedmann reports:

May 26 cybersecurity event that compromised the town’s information technology system and affected government email for weeks is expected to cost the town roughly $500,000.

The funds cover legal expenses, a forensics investigation, consultation services, a multi-factor authentication upgrade, security awareness training and increased storage space, according to a memorandum Mayor Lauren Garrett sent the Legislative Council.

Read more at the New Haven Register. The town believes the attackers exploited an unpatched Log4j vulnerability that the FTC had warned about at the beginning of the year.

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