Ransomware Attacks in AL

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2020-11 Huntsville Public Schools Huntsville, Alabama Education Unknown $
2020-07 Chilton County Clanton, Alabama Municipality Unknown $
2020-06 Tallapoosa County Dadeville, Alabama Municipality Unknown $
2020-06 City of Florence Florence, Alabama Municipality Yes $300000
2019-09 DCH Regional Medical Center Tuscaloosa, Alabama Medical Yes $
2019-09 Northport Medical Center Northport, Alabama Medical Yes $
2019-09 Fayette Medical Center Fayette, Alabama Medical Yes $
2019-07 Springville Medical Center Mobile, Alabama Medical Unknown $
2019-07 Houston County Schools Mobile, Alabama Education No $
2018-02 City of Leeds Leeds, Alabama Municipality Yes $8000 Yes McAfee
2017-09 Montgomery County Montgomery, Alabama Municipality Unknown $ Yes
2017-04 Cove Family and Sports Medicine Huntsville, Alabama Medical No $ N/A

Prevent Ransomware Attacks in AL

Can ransomware attacks be stopped? Yes. Read more about the best ways to prevent hacking.

One of the best ways to stop a ransomware cyber attack or hacker intrusion is to have zero-trust
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Anti-Ransomware security solutions are installed on your endpoint devices including phones, tablets, laptops, workstations, servers and network systems.
Application control tools using a whitelist will block any malware or viruses from infecting your devices or information systems effectively keeping cybercriminals out.

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