The ransomware attack that stole Christmas in Arkansas

Catalin Cimpanu has an update on a disastrous ransomware attack previously noted involving The Heritage Company in Arkansas.

As previously reported, the firm shut down on December 23 for what they hoped would be a temporary closure while they worked to recover from a ransomware attack. Their unexpected closure suddenly left 300 employees without paid employment. Yesterday, when employees called in to get a status update on the recovery efforts, they heard a recorded message stating that  that recovery efforts have not been successful and that users should seek new jobs.

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