Texas: 20 local governments hit with ransomware

Texas: 20 local governments hit with ransomware

[Ed. – They’re working the problem and not answering questions on which localities are affected.]

A coordinated ransomware attack has affected at least 20 local government entities in Texas, the Texas Department of Information Resources said. It would not release information about which local governments have been affected.

The department said the Texas Division of Emergency Management is coordinating support from other state agencies through the Texas State Operations Center at DPS headquarters in Austin.

DIR said the Texas Military Department and the Texas A&M University Systems’ Cyber-Response and Security Operations Center teams are deploying resources to “the most critically impacted jurisdictions.”

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