Colorado County Pays $300,000 Ransom after Virus Hits Computer Systems

September 30, 2022


A computer virus downloaded to Archuleta County computers on Nov. 23 encrypted all county servers and files and demanded a $300,000 Bitcoin ransom.

Incident Date

November 23, 2019

Estimated Cost

$300,000 Ransom paid

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified