Who Got Hacked This Week? August 10 Edition

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Lafayett, Co. Pays $45,000 in Ransomware

Lafayette officials announced Tuesday the city’s computer systems were hacked and they were forced to pay a ransom to regain access.

Lafayette officials said hackers disabled the city’s network services and blocked its access until the city paid a $45,000 fee, the Daily Camera reported.

The attack caused city emails, phones, online payments and reservation systems to temporarily shut down.

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