According to a media release from Onslow Water and Sewer Authority (ONWASA) issued on October 15, 2018, a critical water utility in North Carolina was targeted in a cyber-attack. Federal and state officials are now working with the water utility as part of the investigation into the attack on some of its computer systems.
“In the wake of the Hurricane Florence disaster…ONWASA’s internal computer system, including servers and personal computers, were subjected to what was characterized as ‘a sophisticated ransomware attack,’ wrote Jeffrey Hudson, CEO, ONWASA.
By Kacy Zurkus
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