Ransomware

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KNSS News
February 23, 2020 - 10:19 am
Did you know? Many Kansas county websites have security concerns. Find out what basic protocols they lack.
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Dreamstime
September 21, 2017 - 5:03 am
EL DORADO, Kan (KNSS) – Butler County officials say their computers are back up and working after a ransomware attack. Ransomware takes over a computer, rendering it useless unless the user pays the scammers for a key to "decrypt" their information. Even if the user complies the information is...
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Dreamstime
September 12, 2017 - 5:24 am
EL DORADO, Kan. (KNSS) – A ransomware attack hit the Butler County computer network this weekend. In a release Butler County said all offices are open, but services requiring the use of a computer such as motor vehicle and driver’s license renewals are not available. KSN News spoke with County...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 8:51 am
Ransomware attack locks users out of their computer, and holds their data hostage. Even if they pay, users will not get their data back.
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