21 August 2019

‘Largest Coordinated’ Ransomware Attack Strikes 22 Texas Government Agencies


At least 22 government agencies in Texas were impacted by what appears to be a highly coordinated ransomware attack on their computer networks. According to the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), the attack appears to have been carried out by a “single threat actor” and mostly targeted local agencies in Texas. According to threat intelligence analyst Allan Liska, who spoke to NPR, the attack is “the largest coordinated attack” ever seen in the US.  — Tx Dept of IR (@TexasDIR) [...]