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Ransomware Attack short list for July 2019.

Note that this data is from reported data only. There are many more attacks for July 2019. But this gives you insight into the number of companies that are vulnerable. Yes we all are vulnerable. Hackers have no preference and are equal opportunity attackers.

July

  • Georgia Courts Agency – Ransom demands were not disclosed, and officials will not comment on intentions to pay.
  • Richmond Heights City Hall – Ransom demands were not disclosed, but officials reported they did not pay them.
  • City of La Pointe – Indiana – Ransom demands were not disclosed, and city officials did not confirm if they will pay the demands. However, they did state the city has a cyber insurance policy which will help restore systems.
  • Humboldt State University KHSU Radio – California – Ransom demands were not disclosed, nor was it confirmed if officials will pay these demands to restore the station’s networks.
  • Monroe College – New York – Hackers demanded a ransom payment of $2M. It is unclear if the college will pay those demands, or restore networks using backup files.
  • Daviess County Library – Kentucky – Ransom demands were not disclosed; although, officials did report they do not intend to pay.
  • City of Collierville – Tennessee – Ransom demands were not disclosed, nor were intentions to pay.
  • Butler County Library – Pennsylvania – Ransom demands were not disclosed, nor did officials confirm if they intended to pay ransom demands.
  • Onondaga County Library – New York – Ransom demands were not disclosed, nor did officials confirm if they intended to pay ransom demands.
  • Lawrenceville Police Department – Georgia – Ransom demands were not disclosed, nor did officials confirm if they intended to pay ransom demands.
  • Henry County – Georgia – Ransom demands were not disclosed, nor did officials confirm if they intended to pay ransom demands.
  • Vigo County – Indiana – Ransom demands were not disclosed, nor did officials confirm if they intended to pay ransom demands.
  • Bilancione Dentistry – Florida – Hackers demanded a payment of $10,000; however, Dr. Bilancione stated he had no intention to pay those demands.
  • Johannesburg Utility – South Africa – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, nor have the department’s intention to pay.
  • Lincoln County Sheriff – North Carolina – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, nor have the department’s intention to pay.
  • New Haven Public School – Connecticut – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, nor have the department’s intention to pay. However, last fall when the school was hit with ransom, they paid a $2,000 ransom demand.
  • Spring Hill Medical Center – Alabama – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, nor have the department’s intention to pay.
  • Department of Public Safety – Georgia – Officials stated they will not pay the ransom demands; however, they have yet to disclose what those ransom demands were.
  • St. John’s Ambulance – England – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, nor have the organization’s intention to pay.
  • Park DuValle Community Health Center – Kentucky – Healthcare officials confirmed they paid the $70,000 ransom demands through a bitcoin payment.
  • Houston County Schools – Alabama – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, and school officials have not confirmed any intention to pay.
  • Sabine School District – Louisiana – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, and school officials have not confirmed any intention to pay.
  • Morehead Schoool District – Louisiana – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, and school officials have not confirmed any intention to pay.
  • Ouachita School District – Louisiana – The ransom demands have not been disclosed, and school officials have not confirmed any intention to pay.
  • Gadsden School District – New Mexico – The ransom demands have not been disclosed; however, school officials confirmed they have no intention to pay.
  • Broken Arrow Schools – Oklahoma – Ransom demands have not been disclosed, and school officials have yet to comment on their intentions to pay.
  • Lyons County Schools – Nevada – School officials they did not pay the ransom, but their cyber insurance did negotiate a payment with the hackers. The amount was not disclosed.
  • Eye Care Associates – Ohio – Ransom demands were not disclosed, nor was the facilities intentions to pay.
  • Rockville Centre School District – New York – Paid hackers $88,000 for the decryption key to restore their network. (School’s out of pocket costs were $10k to cover the insurance deductable.
  • Moses Lake School District – Washington – The ransom demand amount was not released; however school officials did confirm they did not pay.
  • City of New Bedford – Massachusetts – The ransom demand was $5.3M. The city offered to pay $400,000. The hackered denied the offer and did not rebuttle. The city opted to restore internally.

August

  • Truman Medical Centers – Missouri – Ransom demands were not made public; however, officials did confirm a payment was made, but did not disclose the amount.
  • Camp Verde Unified School District – Arizona – The ransom demands were not made public, nor were the school’s intentions to pay.
  • Lincoln County Communications Center – North Carolina – The ransom demands were not made public, nor were the county’s intentions to pay.
  • Ohev Shalom Synagogue – Florida – Hackers demanded one bitcoin (approx. $10k), however, officials reported they will not be paying the demands.
  • Regis University – Colorado – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.
  • North Lamar Schools – Texas – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.
  • Lake County – Indiana – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.
  • Mineola Public Schools – New York – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.
  • New Kent County Public Schools – Virginia – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.
  • Nampa Idaho School District – Idaho – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.
  • Middleton School District – Connecticut – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.
  • Wolcott Public Schools – Connecticut – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.
  • Wallingford School District – Connecticut – Officials would not confim ransom demands or intentions to pay.

September

  • Flagstaff School District – Arizona – The ransom demands were not disclosed, nor were any intentions to pay.

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