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Ransomware Attacks in RI

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2020-05 Rhode Island College Foundation Providence, Rhode Island Education Unknown $
2020-05 Providence Children's Museum Providence, Rhode Island Municipality Unknown $
2020-05 Providence Children's Museum Providence, Rhode Island Municipality Unknown $
2019-12 Town of East Greenwich East Greenwich, Rhode Island Municipality No $ VMWare
2018-11 Thundermist Health Center West Warwick, Rhode Island Medical Unknown $ N/A
2017-01 Providence Law Firm Providence, Rhode Island Other Yes $ N/A
2016-07 University Gastroenterology Providence, Rhode Island Medical Unknown $ N/A

Prevent Ransomware Attacks in RI

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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