Colorado

Ransomware attack news trending on Google

A Colorado based energy provider dubbed Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) has made it official that it suffered a cyber attack early last month and wiped out historical information collected in the past 25 years, disrupting 90% of automated internal controls to the core. Although the attack was of ransomware genre, officials related to the energy […]

SamSam Ransomware attack costs $1.5 million to CDOT

Colorado Department of Transport which experienced a SamSam Ransomware attack in February this year has announced that it has recovered from the attack 80% but at an estimated cost of $1.5 million. The officials of the Colorado transport department also confirmed that at any point they haven’t caved into the demands of the ransomware attackers. […]

Ransomware Attack strikes CDOT for the second time!

SamSam Ransomware attack which struck the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) last week, has struck again on Thursday this week in a different form. The officials of the CDOT said that malware this time appears to be a new variant and is much more sophisticated than the previous SamSam Ransomware attack. “We had 20% of […]

SamSam Ransomware leads to shut down of 2k computers in Colorado

SamSam Ransomware is said to have hit the Colorado Department of Transportation(DoT) so badly that the state agency chose to the shut down over 2,000 computers on February 21st,2018. Officials at the Colorado DOT have confirmed that the shut down was a part of a plan to contain the ransomware from spreading from 21 infected […]

Share this page

Sign Up for Your Weekly
Cybersecurity Insiders Newsletter

Sign up for the free newsletter! Join thousands of cybersecurity professionals to receive the latest news and updates from the world of information security.

Thank You For Signing Up!