Ransomware Attacks on Government Organizations

Ransomware and Government Organizations

In March 2018, a SamSam virus attack crippled the city of Atlanta, and the perpetrators demanded a $51,000 ransom. This high-profile attack caused the closure of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and took down at least one-third of the 424 software programs used by the City of Atlanta.  The city refused to pay the ransom, […]