Update to Chatham County ransomware attack
There’s an update to a previously reported ransomware attack by DoppelPaymer threat actors on Chatham County, North Carolina. Read the update in Courier-Tribune. They report that the ransomware entered the county network through a phishing email with a malicious attachment.
In related news, the News & Observer reports that the ransom demand had been worth $2.4 million at the current exchange rate for BTC. Historically, 50 BTC on Oct. 28 was worth approximately $682,710.00.