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Cyber ​​security attacks targeted a unified government data center

Exploit: Hacking

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas: Regional Government

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Risk to Business: 1.802 = Severe

Residents of Wyandotte Country and Kansas City, Kansas (UG) are missing access to several government services after an Easter weekend cyberattack snarled the regional government’s IT systems. Some systems have been restored, but many services remain unavailable including appraisals, court cases, motor vehicle services and procurement. A UG statement said that it is actively working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Mid-America Regional Council cybersecurity task force to investigate the incident.

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Government entities have been popular cybercrime targets for both data theft and ransomware in the last two years.

Source: KSHB