WIFR reported the following on January 31: Local government entity fell victim to a cyberattack which denied employees access to their computers for a couple of days. “City hall has drafted a city-wide memo that we have distributed to all of our personnel,” said Chief Shane Woody, Belvidere Police Department. Read more on WIFR.  The report does not state clearly what the attack was. Was it a ransomware attack or did a bunch of employee emails get phished or….? There’s nothing on the city’s webite, either, that explains what happened.

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