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Huntsville hit by Ransomware attack in cyber security breach

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TLDR:

  • The Town of Huntsville confirms a ransomware attack in a cyber security incident.
  • The attack occurred on March 10th and compromised some data, with uncertainty if personal information was affected.

In a recent announcement, the Town of Huntsville confirmed that a ransomware attack took place on March 10th, resulting in the compromise of some data. Although it is uncertain if personal information was affected, a thorough investigation is currently underway and is expected to take several weeks. Mayor Nancy Alcock has assured the community of transparency and updates as the investigation progresses. The details about ransom payment and prevention measures have not been disclosed for security reasons.

The attack in Huntsville comes on the heels of a similar cybersecurity incident targeting officials in Hamilton. The town promises that any individuals affected by the attack will be notified directly if their personal information was compromised. For more information and updates on the investigation, residents can visit the town’s official website and social media channels.

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