Ransomware Attacks in TX

Attack Date Entity Location Entity Type Ransom Paid Amount Paid FOIA Req AV Before AV After
2021-05 Betenbough Companies Lubbock, TX Business Unknown $
2020-12 Weslaco Independent School District Weslaco, Texas Education Unknown $
2020-07 Athens ISD Athens, Texas Education Yes $50000 FortiClient
2020-07 Cooke County Gainesville, Texas Municipality Unknown $ Sophos
2020-05 Department of Transportation Austin, Texas Municipality Unknown $
2020-05 Texas Supreme Court Austin, Texas Municipality No $
2020-02 Grayson County Sherman, Texas Municipality Unknown $
2020-02 La Salle County Cotulla, Texas Municipality No $
2020-01 City of Ingleside Ingleside, Texas Municipality Unknown $
2019-10 Children's Choice Pediatrics McKinney, Texas Medical No $
2019-09 City of Robstown Robstown, Texas Municipality No $
2019-09 Travis County Appraisal District Austin, Texas Municipality No $
2019-09 Rockwall ISD Rockwall, Texas Education Unknown $ Bitdefender Carbon Black, Cisco
2019-08 City of Wilber Wilber, Texas Municipality Unknown $
2019-08 City of Borger Borger, Texas Municipality Unknown $ Malwarebytes
2019-08 City of Keene Kenne, Texas Municipality Unknown $
2019-08 North Lamar Schools Paris, Texas Education Unknown $ McAfee
2019-07 City of Collierville Collierville, Tennessee Municipality Unknown $
2019-07 Berry Family Services Rowlett, Texas Medical Yes $
2019-05 City of Edcouch Edcouch, Texas Municipality Unknown $ Yes
2019-05 City of Laredo Laredo, Texas Municipality Unknown $ Yes Symantec Symantec
2019-04 Potter County Amarillo, Texas Municipality No $ Yes Symantec Symantec
2019-02 Rainbow Dental Care Beaumont, Texas Medical Unknown $
2019-01 City of Del Rio Del Rio, Texas Municipality Unknown $ Yes SonicWall SonicWall
2018-09 Altus Baytown Hospital Baytown, Texas Medical Unknown $ N/A
2017-10 Texas Department of Agriculture Austin, Texas Municipality Unknown $ Yes McAfee McAfee
2017-06 Calallen Independent School District Corpus Christi, Texas Education Unknown $ Yes Microsoft Vipre
2017-02 ABCD Pediatrics San Antonio, Texas Medical No $ N/A
2017-01 Urology Austin Austin, Texas Medical Unknown $ N/A
2016-12 Cockrell Hill Police Department Cockrell Hill, Texas Law Enforcement No $ Yes
2016-11 Seguin Dermatology Seguin, Texas Medical No $ N/A
2016-09 Palmhurst Police Department Palmhurst, Texas Law Enforcement No $ Yes
2016-08 Rainbow Children's Clinic Arlington, Texas Medical No $ N/A
2016-08 Tarrant County Fort Worth, Texas Municipality No $ Yes VMWare VMWare
2016-05 Abilene Independent School District Abilene, Texas Education No $ Yes Microsoft Microsoft
2016-04 North East Independent School District San Antonio, Texas Education No $ Yes Kaspersky Microsoft
2016-01 Titus Regional Medical Center Mt Pleasant, Texas Medical No $ N/A
Jones Day Law Firm Dallas, TX Business Unknonw $
Houston Rockets Houston, TX Business Unknown $

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