Jackson County website down after ransomware attack

Snapshot of temporary Jackson County web page after ransomeware attack shut down the county’s web page. JACKSON Co., Ore. — Jackson County’s website is down following a ransomware attack on the company providing web hosting services for the county. Ransomware attackers typically scramble or block website data until a company pays a ransom to regain access, or they engage in blackmail by threatening to publish sensitive information. An attack on Jackson County’s website hosting provider Managed.com appears to have taken place on Monday. The company, one of the largest providers of managed web hosting, took down all its servers […]

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