New Bedford reveals details of July computer systems hack

NEW BEDFORD – In early July the computer system for New Bedford was identified as being under a ransomware attack. New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell said this week that the hack was a variant of the RYUK virus, a ransomware virus used by hackers to financially extort a computer network’s operator in exchange for a…

Want More?

Subscribe or register with Providence Business News to keep reading.

REGISTER
for 2 more stories

Subscribe now for $1 for 4 weeks
Already a Subscriber? Login now

Purchase NowWant to share this story? Click Here to purchase a link that allows anyone to read it on any device whether or not they are a subscriber.

- Advertisement -