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Ransomware Attacks in MA

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2020-07 Somerset Berkley Regional High Schools Somerset, Massachusetts Education Unknown $
2019-11 Chicopee School District Chicopee, Massachusetts Education Unknown $ Malwarebytes, Symantec Malwarebytes, Symantec
2019-10 Foxborough Regional Charter School Foxborough, Massachusetts Education Unknown $ McAfee
2019-09 City of New Bedford New Bedford, Massachusetts Municipality No $
2019-04 ResiDex Software Boston, Massachusetts Medical Unknown $ N/A
2018-04 Rockport Town Office Rockport, Massachusetts Municipality No $ Yes
2018-04 Leominster Schools Leominster, Massachusetts Education Yes $10000 Yes
2017-06 Nuance Communications Burlington, Massachusetts Other Unknown $ N/A
2017-03 Boylston Public Television Boylston, Massachusetts Municipality No $ Yes
2016-04 Massachusetts Police Department Tewksbury, Massachusetts Law Enforcement Yes $500 Yes
Rockland Public School District Rockland, MA Education Unknown $
Haverhill Public Schools Haverhill, MA Education Unknown $
Steamship Authority Cape Cod, MA Business Unknown $
Exagrid Marlborough, MA Business Yes $25000000
City of Lawrence Lawrence, MA Government Yes $
Bose Framingham, MA Business Unknown $

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