Victim: Florence, Alabama

Florence, Alabama, paid just under $300,000 to attackers to recover data encrypted in a ransomware attack. Florence became a victim of the DoppelPaymer ransomware attack on June 5 that shut down the city’s email system. The gang demanded 38 bitcoin, equivalent to USD $378,000, and threatened to publish or sell data stolen from Florence if the city didn’t pay up.

   

   

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  • June 5, 2020: Florence, AL, Hit By Ransomware, Decides To Pay

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