Rhode Island sewer-system operator hit by cyber attack

Paul Edward Parker reports:

The Narragansett Bay Commission, which runs sewer systems in parts of the metropolitan Providence and Blackstone Valley areas, was hit by a ransomware attack on its computer systems.


“Last week, the Narragansett Bay Commission identified a cybersecurity incident that involved the encryption of data on certain computers and systems in its network,” spokeswoman Jamie R. Samons said in the email.

Read more at The Providence Journal.

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