Mad River Twp. Fire and EMS data hacked, encrypted with ransomware

Parker Perry reports:

The Mad River Twp. Fire and EMS station is without years of data after its server was breached and encrypted with ransomware.

Chief Elmer Beard said the virus was found in August and the department has tried to work out solutions to get the information unencrypted. The hackers demanded payment for the information in Bitcoin, which translates to thousands of dollars he said.

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