Cyberattack Paralyzes Operations at Suffolk County Offices in NY
Since September 8, Suffolk County has been trying to recover from a cyberattack by a ransomware group known as “ALPHV” or “BlackCat.” The attack disabled the county’s 911 system as well as other services. The county reverted to older methods for handling essential county operations, dispatching, and paying bills. Real estate industry was most impacted by the cyberattack. Access was cut off to key records required in property sales transactions.
September 8, 2022
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