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City Notifies Residents of Cyber Attack via Social Media

Nebraska's Wayne City suffered a debilitating ransomware attack. With all systems shut down, the city was forced to notify residents through Facebook.

"All of our internet based communication and systems are down." - Wayne City Facebook

The attackers may have stolen personal data, so city officials are encouraging residents to be on alert.

They urged everyone to monitor their financial accounts."

Unfortunately, these attacks are only increasing in frequency, as criminals heavily target schools and government offices, like here, here and here.

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Original article here.

Joel Cahill

Cybersecurity enthusiast. Entrepreneur.