Ohio town working to restore municipal court systems after cyberattack

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A spokesperson would not confirm whether the incident involved ransomware but the Circleville Municipal Court was added to the leak site of the LockBit ransomware group last week. The attack comes just weeks after another town in Ohio, Mount Vernon, said its police department, municipal court and other government offices were affected by a ransomware attack that started on December 19. The LockBit ransomware gang has quickly become the most prolific ransomware gang operating, launching hundreds of attacks last year on government agencies, companies and organizations around the world.

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