Careless Licking Gets A Nasty Ransomware Phishing Infection: 1,000+ Machines Down

Licking county Ohio

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More than 1,000 government computer systems shut down. A county in Ohio, US, has had to shut down its entire IT infrastructure due to a ransomware infection. County Auditor Mike Smith found a bright side on an otherwise gloomy day. “Apparently, our clock still works.” Tony Davino, center, a 911 shift leader at the Regional 911 Center in Newark, trains Jenna Lester, a dispatcher in training, Wednesday afternoon despite the loss of multiple computer services due to a ransomware infection. Law enforcement…

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