Ransomware attack on Netgain Technology compromised info of Ramsey County home visit clients

Deanna Weniger reports:

Ramsey County government offices have been hacked … again.

On Friday, the county sent a notification to 8,700 clients of its Family Health Division letting them know that their data may have been accessed on or around Dec. 2.

Netgain Technology LLC, a vendor that provides technology services to Ramsey County, advised the county that its security had been breached by a hacker seeking to extort payment through a ransomware scheme.

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