The meat supplier JBS USA paid an $11 million ransom in response to a cyberattack that led to the shutdown of its entire US beef processing operation last week, the company said in a statement Wednesday evening.
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The Colonial Pipeline launched the restart of its operations Wednesday evening following a six-day shutdown caused by a ransomware attack, but the pipeline's operators warned it will take several days for service to return to normal.
The personnel files of some Washington Metropolitan Police Department officers were obtained by hackers in a ransomware attack earlier this month, the department's acting police chief said Thursday.
Several hospitals across the United States have been targeted in ransomware attacks in what appears to be an escalation and expansion of similar attacks previously launched on other hospitals and medical facilities.
The first day of school in Hartford was postponed on Tuesday after a ransomware attacked crippled critical systems.
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell declared a state of emergency Friday after the city was hit by a cyberattack.
When it comes to ransomware attacks, many cities and towns across the state have been targets.
School officials in Wolcott are in the process of rebuilding their computer system after hackers used ransomware to take it hostage in June.
A cyber-attack compromised data from Wolcott Public Schools and now hackers are demanding a ransom.
West Haven City Hall was the victim of a ransomware attack in which it had to pay thousands of dollars, the city's mayor confirmed on Thursday.