MA: Payroll system compromised in ransomware attack on Town of Ludlow

Nancy Asiamah reports:

Documents relating to the payroll system of employees at Ludlow Town Hall were illegally accessed in a cyberattack attack on Wednesday, according to officials.

In an email to 22News Thursday evening, Ludlow officials said the town was a victim of a ransomware attack that “impacted many of the town’s IT infrastructure systems, including its payroll system.”

Read more on WWLP.  Additional details about the impact of the attack and investigation so far can be found on MassLive.  Neither report mentions the type of ransomware or what the ransom demand was.

h/t, @Chum1ng0


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