Three Week Old Ransomeware Attack In Baltimore

MD Lawmakers Request Briefing On Ransomware Attack

(Baltimore, MD) — Maryland lawmakers are requesting a briefing from the FBI and Secret Service on the ransomware attack that hit the City of Baltimore. Congressmen Chris Van Hollen, Ben Cardin, Elijah Cummings and others sent a letter to the FBI asking the agency to provide details on the recent cyber attack. They want to know who was responsible and what federal resources were made available to the city to respond. The attack hit government computer systems earlier this month, crippling several city services.