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