Ransomware Hits U.S. Electric Utility


The Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) was infected with ransomware, as revealed in a statement by the electric utility. RMLD did not disclose the details on how their system was infected or the demands of the group behind the malware.
There was also no indication of plans to pay ransom to the threat actors.
RMLD is an electric utility in Reading, Massachusetts. It has been running for 125 years and counting, and is presently serving more than 29,000 residential and commercial customers.

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Source: Trend Micro