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Ransomware Attacks in SC

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2021-01 Georgetown County Georgetown, SC Government No $
2020-03 Bluffton Fire and Rescue Bluffton, South Carolina Municipality Unknown $
2020-03 Spartanburg District One Schools Campobello, South Carolina Education Unknown $
2019-09 Jasper County Ridgeland, South Carolina Municipality Unknown $
2018-01 Spartanburg County Library Spartenburg, South Carolina Municipality Unknown $ Yes Webroot Webroot
2018-01 Chester County School District Chester, South Carolina Education Unknown $ Yes Microsoft Microsoft
2017-06 Dorchester School District Two Summerville, South Carolina Education Yes $2900 Yes Sophos Sophos
2016-12 Mount Pleasant Police Department Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Law Enforcement No $ Yes SonicWall Sophos
2016-02 Horry County Schools Mrytle Beach, South Carolina Education Yes $8500 Yes Dell Trend Micro

Prevent Ransomware Attacks in SC

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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