FL: Key Biscayne Reports Data Breach

Hank Tester reports that a third city in Florida has disclosed a cyberattack. In the past month, we’ve seen Riviera Beach and Lake City both wind up paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom to attackers who managed to lock up systems with ransomware. In this newest case, we have not yet been told whether it is a ransomware attack and whether there’s a ransom demand, although neither would be surprising at this point. Tester reports:

In the Village of Key Biscayne, officials discovered a data security “event” on Monday, according to Andrea Agha, city manager of the town of about 3,000 residents.

“Key Biscayne is working with outside counsel and third-party forensic experts to ensure that its systems are secure, and to determine the scope of event,” Agha said in an email. She didn’t go into any further details.

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