Russian company tries to Cyber Attack Ohio Election Day 2019

On November 5th,2019, Ohio detected a cyber attack on its election procedure which is now concluded to be unsophisticated. Frank LaRose, the Republican Secretary of State released a press statement on Tuesday disclosing the details of the attack and confirmed that the attack originated in Panama and a Russian Company was behind the cyber incident. […]

Ransomware attack on Akron City of Ohio

Officials of the Ohio city have confirmed last week’s media reports stating a ransomware attack on the city’s digital assets which includes the disruption and closure of 311 call center helpline for a few days. Akron which is a scenic city in Ohio is battling with erratic weather from the past few days. Adding to […]

West Virginia hospitals become a victim of a Ransomware attack

Two hospitals in West Virginia are reported to have fallen victim to a ransomware attack launched last week. And as a result of the impact, it’s said that both the healthcare units have stopped accepting patients for emergency service transports. Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) in Wheeling and East Ohio Regional Hospital (EORH) in Martins […]

Ohio County buys $200,000 insurance policy against Cyber Attacks

The Ohio County which includes the capital city of Columbus has decided to buy $200,000 worth cyber insurance policy against cyber attacks. The decision was to take in wake of increase in cyber threats on a global note. Security experts of the county say that the new spending on insurance will help in improving internal […]

ISIS launches cyber attack on State websites of United States

Hackers from Pro-Islamic State have launched a cyber attack on the 11 government websites of Ohio State on Sunday last week. The attack objective was to replace the homepage of the websites with anti- Donald Trump messages. The government web pages which were replaced by defamatory messages include that of Ohio State Governor John Kasich. […]

Ransomware locks the digital systems of Ohio County’s Government Offices

Hackers have locked the digital systems of all government offices in Licking County of Ohio State with the help of a notorious malware. And officials are not in a position to predict when the operations will return to normalcy. But said that they will try to restore the systems by February 13th this year. Licking […]

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