Police Dept Loses 10 Months of Work to Ransomware. Gets Infected a Second Time!

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Ransomware has infected the servers of the Riverside Fire and Police department for the second time in a month.

The first ransomware infection took place on April 23, last month and encrypted ten months worth of work data related to active investigations.

Officials said they didn’t pay the ransom and were able to recover some of the data from previous backups. Other data they recovered from public court records, but to this day, the Riverside Fire and Police department have not fully recovered from the first attack.

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