According to sources, City of Wichita (a Government organization in Kansas) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-05-06.

City of Wichita Shuts Down Network Following Ransomware Attack

“The disruptive incident occurred on May 5, when data on certain systems was encrypted by malware, prompting Wichita to turn off some of its systems, as a containment measure, with impact on certain online services. “

““We turned off our computer network. This decision was not made lightly but was necessary to ensure that systems are securely vetted before returning to service,” the city said in an incident notice on its website. “

“It is unclear whether personal information was compromised in the attack, but Wichita said details on the matter will be provided as the investigation into the incident advances. “

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