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Category: Government Facilities

Facebook Charged $5 Billion For Privacy Breach

The Wall Street Journal and other media reported late Friday that Facebook will be charged with a $5 billion fine for privacy lapses in conjunction with the company’s 2018 Cambridge Analytica scandal. The fine represents the largest ever imposed by the FTC against [ … ]

La Porte County Pays $130,000 Ransom To Ryuk Ransomware

According to this link, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/la-porte-county-pays-130-000-ransom-to-ryuk-ransomware/, La Porte County, Indiana, has paid $130,000 to recover data on computer systems impacted by ransomware.  The attack occurred on Saturday, July 6 and was spotted before it propagated to all the computer on the network  Despite [ … ]

Monroe College Hit With Ransomware, $2 Million Demanded

A ransomware attack at New York City’s Monroe College has shutdown the college’s computer systems at campuses located in Manhattan, New Rochelle and St. Lucia.  […] https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/monroe-college-hit-with-ransomware-2-million-demanded/