Cyber News Rundown: Georgia County Pays for Ransomware Threat

Reading Time: ~2 min.Georgia County Pays Six Figure Ransom to Restore IT Systems Following a ransomware attack earlier this month, officials in Jackson County, Georgia decided to pay a $400,000 ransom in order to obtain a decryption key and return their systems to normal operations. While it’s not normally recommended to pay ransoms, but instead to keep proper […]
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