Global Ransomware Attack Takes a small Maryland Town Offline


Early Friday afternoon, as town administrator Laschelle McKay sat at her desk, a warning popped up on her screen. She didn't have time to read the whole message before her computer froze.

"Everything shut down. You couldn't open any document, you're completely locked from all your files."

McKay's town of Leonardtown, MD, had been victim of a massive global ransomware attack and taken offline. READ MORE