Wichita Paralyzed by Ransomware Attack: City Systems Compromised

May 7, 2024
Wichita Paralyzed by Ransomware Attack: City Systems Compromised
  • On May 5th, 2024, Wichita, Kansas was hit by a ransomware attack causing a shutdown of select systems.

  • The city's IT administrators are actively working to contain the malware and prevent further damage.

  • Essential services have been disrupted temporarily due to proactive measures to combat the malware.

  • External security experts and law enforcement are involved in the investigation and response effort.

  • The extent of any data breach remains uncertain, and details on the ransomware type and perpetrators are withheld.

  • Residents are urged to check the city's official website for ongoing updates and information about the attack.

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