According to sources, Henry County (a Government organization in Illinois) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-03-23.

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Source 1  |  2024-03-23

Henry County experiences cyber attack

“The Henry County network experienced a significant cyber attack on March 1“

“According to officials, this attack included the country wide Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Record Management System (RMS) systems. “

“In Henry County, these attacks didn’t affect 9-1-1 phone service and the public radio network. The Henry County information systems department immediately initiated their Cyber Response Plan.“

Source 2  |  2024-03-25

Separate ransomware attacks reported by Illinois county, college

“Illinois' Henry County and Monmouth College have confirmed being impacted by separate ransomware attacks during the past week, according to The Record, a news site by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future. “

“Several of Henry County's systems were taken down following the discovery of a wide-reaching intrusion on March 18, which has prompted county officials to seek assistance from law enforcement and government cybersecurity agencies in investigating the incident amid ongoing efforts to restore affected systems. “

“Such an incident has already been claimed by the Medusa ransomware operation, which sought a $500,000 ransom that should be paid by Friday.“

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