North Dorset Council hit by ransomware, flips the bird at miscreants

Kat Hall reports:

North Dorset District Council is working with police to identify the source of a ransomware attack this week, the latest incident in what security experts believe to be a growing problem for local authorities.

According to an email seen by The Register, the attack had infected 6,000 files on the council’s servers by Tuesday.

However, the council said yesterday evening the problem had been fixed.

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