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Town restores computer network after ransomware attack

Dec. 9, 2019 4:05 PM EST

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town is restoring access to parts of its municipal computer network following a ransomware attack. About 75% of East Greenwich's computer servers were infected with encryption Thursday afternoon, said Town Manager Andrew Nota. Nota told The Providence Journal that...

Indiana school district recovering from ransomware attack

Nov. 14, 2019 3:42 PM EST

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana school district is working to restore its computer system after hackers crippled the network by infecting it with ransomware. The Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp. notified staff and students’ families Tuesday of the hackers’ attack. An email to staff...