Ransomware Attacks in TN

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2021-04 SmileDirect Nashville, TN Business No $
2020-06 City of Knoxville Knoxville, Tennessee Municipality Unknown $ McAfee
2020-04 Lawrence County 911 Center Lawrenceburg, Tennessee Municipality Unknown $
2020-04 Coffee County Jail Manchester, Tennessee Municipality Unknown $ Avast
2019-10 City of Johnson City Johnson City, Tennessee Municipality Unknown $
2017-11 City of Spring Hill Spring Hill, Tennessee Municipality No $ Yes Malwarebytes Malwarebytes
2017-09 Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Murfreesboro, Tennessee Municipality Unknown $ Yes Sophos Sophos
2017-05 Murfreesboro Police Department Murfreesboro, Tennessee Municipality Unknown $ Yes
2017-05 Murfreesboro Fire Department Murfreesboro, Tennessee Municipality Unknown $ Yes
2017-04 Cleveland Medical Associates Cleveland, Tennessee Medical Unknown $ N/A
2016-09 Springfield City Hall Springfield, Tennessee Municipality No $ Yes

Prevent Ransomware Attacks in TN

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
application whitelisting combined with a comprehensive endpoint security software solution.

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.

Learn more about PC Matic Professional Business Security solutions at Endpoint Security to Prevent Ransomware or contact a PC Matic Cybersecurity Specialist.

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