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

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

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

$300,000 Ransom paid

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • County computers hit with virus, phone system not affected

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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