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BlackByte ransomware claims City of Augusta cyberattack
2023-05-26 13:27

The city of Augusta in Georgia, U.S., has confirmed that the most recent IT system outage was caused by unauthorized access to its network.The administration has not disclosed the nature of the cyberattack but the BlackByte ransomware gang has published the City of Augusta as one of its victims.

BlackByte ransomware crew lists city of Augusta after cyber 'incident'
2023-05-26 01:34

BlackByte ransomware crew has claimed Augusta, Georgia, as its latest victim, following what the US city's mayor has, so far, only called a cyber "Incident." In a Wednesday statement about the "Network outage" posted on the city's website, Augusta Mayor Garnett Johnson said the "Technical difficulties" - which disrupted some of the city's computer systems - started on Sunday, May 21.