Investigators looking into the ransomware attack on the Virginia legislature's information technology agency won't know more about its scope until just after the new year -- or at least that's the hope.
Dave Burhop is executive director of Virginia’s Division of Legislative Automated Systems. He told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the agency’s goal is to have the session operational "to the greatest extent possible.”
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC)- Days after multiple ransomware attacks were first detected, Virginia's state government is still feeling the effects. It comes as Governor Ralph Northam is proposing new funding to sure up cybersecurity but Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin says it doesn't far enough. As of Friday evening, the FBI and the Virginia State Police were continuing [...]
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announced this week that an information technology system security breach detected late last month prompted to shut down its website for a state investigation.
In a Facebook post, the district said it is working to resolve the issue, but no timeline was given on when services would be restored.
The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) confirmed with 8News that it is the victim of a global ransomware attack.
A ransomware attack has forced the shutdown of computer systems and websites for Virginia legislative agencies and commissions, including the Division of Capitol Police and the Division of Legislative Services.…
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WFXR) -- A Dark Web murder for hire plot lands a Culpeper woman behind bars facing federal criminal charges, according to the Department of Justice. Court documents released say that the woman -- 25-year-old Annie Nicole Ritenour -- placed an "order" for murder-for-hire services that was advertised on a website on the Dark [...]
Microsoft says the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global supply chain and have been targeting cloud service resellers and others.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns and operates TV stations across the United States, says it was the target of a ransomware attack.