The Lake City Police Department is investigating a ransomware attack on their city network systems that resulted in the shutdown of several emergency services. The ransomware used in the attack has been detected as ‘Triple Threat’.
In a breach notification, the Lake City police have revealed that the attack occurred on May 10, 2019. The ‘Triple Threat’ ransomware program had combined three different methods of attack to target the City’s network systems. This has forced the city’s email systems, land-line phones, and credit card services to shut down.
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