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Ransomware Attacks in NC

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2021-02 Allergy Partners of North Carolina Ashville, NC Medical Unknown $
2020-11 Columbus County Whiteville, North Carolina Municipality Unknown $
2020-08 Haywood County Schools Waynesville, North Carolina Education Unknown $ Barracuda
2020-03 County of Durham Durham, North Carolina Municipality Unknown $ Cisco
2020-03 City of Durham Durham, North Carolina Municipality Unknown $ Palo Alto, Barracuda
2019-10 North Carolina State Bar Raleigh, North Carolina Municipality Unknown $
2019-08 Lincoln County Communications Center Lincolnton, North Carolina Municipality Unknown $
2019-07 Lincoln County Sheriff Lincolnton, North Carolina Municipality Unknown $
2019-04 City of Greenville Greenville, North Carolina Municipality Unknown $ Yes Check Point
2019-03 Orange County Hillsborough, North Carolina Municipality No $ Yes ProofPoint
2018-10 Onslow Water and Sewer Authority Jacksonville, North Carolina Municipality No $ Yes Malwarebytes Trend Micro
2018-07 LabCorp Burlington, North Carolina Medical Unknown $ N/A
2018-02 Davidson County Lexington, North Carolina Municipality Unknown $ Yes
2017-12 Mecklenburg County Government Charloette, North Carolina Municipality No $ Yes
2016-07 Potters Hill Missionary Baptist Church Pink Hill, North Carolina Other No $ N/A

Prevent Ransomware Attacks in NC

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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