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Carbondale Prepared for Ransomware Attacks, Says Town Manager

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Christiaan Colen

Ransomware attacks have become more common over the years. Last week a coordinated attack affected 23 towns in Texas. These attacks lock down computer systems, requiring owners to pay a "ransom" to regain control. KDNK's Lucas Turner spoke with Carbondale Town Manager Jay Harrington about the town's efforts to mitigate these attacks as well as the planned response to such an event.