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Posted on: October 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] City of Muscatine servers hit with Ransomware attack

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A MUSCOM server and the City of Muscatine Shieldware, Springbrook (financial) server, and other city servers were the victims of a ransomware attack at approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. City of Muscatine IT staff along with other IT personnel have been working to isolate the ransomware and restore servers since that time.

Muscatine Police along with federal authorities are investigating the cyber-attack. More details will be released as they become available.

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