Ransomware Attack at Central Virginia Transit System

December 13, 2023


The organization that runs the transit system for central Virginia dealt with a computer network disruption due to a cyberattack around the Thanksgiving holiday. A spokesperson told Recorded Future News that around Thanksgiving they experienced a network disruption that “temporarily impacted certain applications and parts of the GRTC network.”

The Play ransomware gang took credit for the attack and gave GRTC until December 13 to pay an undisclosed ransom.

Incident Date

November 24, 2023

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source