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Georgia county paid $400K to ransomware hackers | IG GURU
Written by Benjamin FreedMAR 11, 2019 | STATESCOOP Just days after informing residents that its computer systems were severely crippled by a ransomware attack, the government of Jackson County, Georgia, paid hackers $400,000 to regain access to its files. The payment, one of the largest recent sums to pay off a ransomware scheme, was first reported by …