Illinois AG Raoul Spends $2.5M On Ransomware Hack: Report

Jeff Arnold reports:

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office spent more than $2.5 million for cybersecurity after a ransomware hack in April that put the personal data of an unknown number of residents at risk and came after federal authorities told him that his office’s cybersecurity systems were lacking.

….  In the meantime, Raoul’s office remains largely offline, which has forced business to be conducted through the mail or over the telephone.

Read more on Patch.  According to this report, some of the money will be used to notify those who were impacted by the DoppelPaymer attack and data dump.

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