Oakland continues to work on recovery from ransomware attack; Play claims responsibility
As the City of Oakland continues to work to recover from a ransomware attack that began on February 8 and that resulted in the city declaring a state of emergency on February 14, the Play ransomware group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Play does not indicate how much data they acquired, but threaten to start dumping it tomorrow (March 4). They claim to have: “Private and personal confidential data, financial, gov and etc. IDs, passports, employee full info, human rights violation information.”