TX: Port Lavaca City Hall won’t pay $200k ransom demand; working to recover from Ryuk attack

Samantha Douty reports:

Port Lavaca City Hall’s server fell at the hands of the Russian ryuk virus last week.

The city’s Mayor Jack Whitlow said city officials are scrubbing the servers of the virus to get their system back into working order. The city has already racked up a nearly $50,000 bill, most of which insurance will cover.

“We are getting most of our system up and running, but we are recovering some of that data right now,” Whitlow said.

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