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New York Albany Capital Hit by Ransomware Attack

Once again, a local US government has been at the receiving end of a ransomware attack. The City of Albany, the State of New York’s capital, was targeted on March 30.

While little is known about the exact impact of the attack on the City’s systems or the type of ransomware involved, an official press release press release states that all services remain available to the public apart from birth, death and marriage certificates. According to Albany’s Mayor, the City is currently investigating the attack.

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