County in Texas Gets Attacked by Ransomware!

Tarrant County, the third largest county in Texas, was the most recent victim of ransomware. Luckily the county reacted quickly and damages were minimized. Ransomware is a sophisticated piece of malware (malicious software) that blocks the victim’s access to his/her files until a sum of money is paid.


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