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Ransomware Attacks in GA

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2021-05 Colonial Pipeline Alpharetta, GA Business Yes $4400000
2020-10 Hall County Gainesville, Georgia Municipality Unknown $
2020-09 Jekyll Island Authority Jekyll Island, Georgia Municipality Unknown $
2020-05 City of Columbus Columbus, Georgia Municipality Unknown $
2020-05 City of Columbus Columbus, Georgia Municipality Unknown $
2020-02 Rockdale County Conyers, Georgia Municipality Unknown $ AVG
2019-12 City of Dunwoody Dunwoody, Georgia Municipality Unknown $
2019-10 City of Cornelia Cornelia, Georgia Municipality No $
2019-09 Houston County Schools Perry, Georgia Education Unknown $
2019-07 Georgia Court Agency Atlanta, Georgia Municipality Unknown $
2019-07 Lawrenceville Police Department Lawrenceville, Georgia Municipality Unknown $ Yes Check Point Check Point
2019-07 Henry County McDonough, Georgia Municipality Unknown $
2019-07 Department of Public Safety Atlanta, Georgia Municipality No $ Malwarebytes, Webroot Malwarebytes, Webroot, Endgame
2019-06 Floyd County Courts Rome, Georgia Municipality No $ SonicWall
2019-05 City of Cartersville Cartersville, Georgia Municipality Yes $380000
2019-04 Stone Mountain Park Association Stone Mountain, Georgia Municipality Unknown $ Yes Symantec Cisco
2019-03 Jackson County Jefferson, Georgia Municipality Unknown $ Yes Crowdstrike
2018-09 Mind and Motion Developmental Centers Suwanee, Georgia Medical Unknown $ N/A
2018-08 Coweta County Newnan, Georgia Municipality Unknown $ Yes
2018-04 Dawson County Dawsonville, Geogia Municipality Unknown $ Yes SonicWall Continuum
2018-03 City of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia Municipality Unknown $ Yes McAfee McAfee
2018-02 City of Hinesville Hinesville, Georgia Municipality Unknown $ Yes Microsoft Microsoft, Palo Alto
2017-12 Georgia Department of Agriculture Atlanta, Georgia Municipality No $ Yes Trend Micro Trend Micro
2017-07 Peachtree Neurological Clinic Atlanta, Georgia Medical No $ N/A
2017-04 Greenway Health Carrollton, Georgia Medical Unknown $ N/A
ParkMobile Atlanta, GA Business Unknown $
Applus Technologies Tucker, GA Business Unknown $

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