‘Worst’ Ransomware Attack Hits Salisbury Police Department in Maryland
NBC Washington reports:
A Maryland police department says it experienced its “worst computer network attack” in its history, after the attacker accessed its network through a longtime software vendor.
Salisbury police Capt. Rich Kaiser tells The Daily Times of Salisbury that the department’s entire internal computer network was compromised Jan. 9 in a ransomware attack. He said negotiations with the attacker who asked for an undisclosed sum “quickly disintegrated.”