Hackers hit Onslow County utility with ransomware attack

WNCT reports:

The Onslow Water and Sewer Authority‘s internal computer system, including servers and personal computers, was hit by a ransomware attack Saturday.

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ONWASA began experiencing persistent virus attacks from a polymorphic malware known as EMOTET on October 4……..  At what ONWASA officials said may have been a timed event, the malware launched a sophisticated virus known as RYUK at 3 a.m. on Saturday.

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