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Ransomware Attacks in PA

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2020-11 Delaware County Media, Pennsylvania Municipality Yes $500000
2020-04 Borough of Ducannon Ducannon, Pennsylvania Municipality Yes $43000
2020-02 Allegheny Intermediate Unit Homestead, Pennsylvania Education Unknown $
2019-09 Souderton Area School District Sounderton, Pennsylvania Education Unknown $
2019-07 Butler County Library Butler, Pennsylvania Municipality Unknown $
2019-05 City of Washington Washington, Pennsylvania Municipality Unknown $ Yes
2019-05 Philadelphia Online Courts Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Municipality Unknown $ Yes
2019-05 Luzerne County Courthouse Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Municipality Unknown $ Yes AVG Carbon Black
2018-07 May Eye Care Center and Associates Hanover, Pennsylvania Medical Unknown $ N/A
2017-06 Heritage Valley Health Systems Beaver, Pennsylvania Medical Unknown $ N/A
2017-05 Women's Healthcare Group York, Pennsylvania Medical No $ N/A
2017-03 Pennsylvania State Senate West Chester, Pennsylvania Municipality Unknown $ Yes Microsoft Microsoft
2016-08 Susan M. Hughes Center Glen Mills, Pennsylvania Medical No $ N/A
2016-06 Ambulatory Surgery Center Langhorne, Pennsylvania Medical No $ N/A

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