Ransomware Attacks in FL

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2021-04 J&B Importers Miami, FL Business Unknown $
2021-03 Broward County Public Schools Fort Lauderdale, FL Education Unknown $
2020-04 Florida Orthopaedic Institute Tampa Bay, Florida Medical Unknown $
2020-03 Town of Jupiter Jupiter, Florida Municipality Unknown $
2020-02 Miami Beach Police Department Miami, Florida Municipality Unknown $
2020-01 Tampa Bay Times Tampa Bay, Florida Other No $
2019-12 St. Lucie Sheriff's Department St. Lucie, Florida Municipality Unknown $ Barracuda Barracuda
2019-12 City of Pensacola Pensacola, Florida Municipality Unknown $ FireEye
2019-11 Center for Facial Restoration Miramar, Florida Medical Unknown $
2019-09 Wakulla County School District Wakulla, Florida Education Yes $ Bitdefender
2019-08 Ohev Shalom Synagogue Maitland, Florida Other No $
2019-07 Bilancione Dentistry Maitland, Florida Medical No $
2019-06 City of Lake City Lake City, Florida Municipality Yes $460000 Yes Sophos
2019-06 City of Rivieria Beach Rivieria Beach, Florida Municipality Yes $600000 Yes Sophos
2019-06 Village of Key Biscayne Key Biscayne, Florida Municipality Unknown $ Yes McAfee
2019-06 WMNF Radio Tampa, Florida Municipality No $ N/A
2019-04 City of Stuart Stuart, Florida Municipality No $ Yes McAfee
2018-12 Town of Jupiter Jupiter, Florida Municipality No $ Yes Beyond Trust Trend Micro
2018-11 FABEN Obstetrics and Gynecology Jacksonville, Florida Medical No $ N/A
2018-09 Monroe County School District Key West, Florida Education Unknown $ N/A Symantec Symantec
2017-04 St. Mark's Surgical Center Fort Myers, Florida Medical Unknown $ N/A
2016-08 City of Sarasota Sarasota, Florida Municipality No $ Yes Sophos Sophos
2016-06 Palm Beach 911 Systems Palm Beach, Florida Law Enforcement No $ Yes Symantec Symantec
University of Miami Miami, FL Education Unknown $

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