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Virus infects police computer system in Durham NH


Associated Press; WBZ-TV 4 Boston - (Massachusetts) Computers belonging to the police department in Durham, North Carolina, were infected by the Cryptowall ransomware after an officer opened a malicious file June 5, spreading the ransomware throughout the department's computer systems. The affected systems were taken offline and steps were taken to eradicate the ransomware and segregate affected computers.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:29