Ninety percent of systems in Dallas that have been impacted by a Royal ransomware attack last month were noted by city officials to have been restored, StateScoop reports.
Numerous other city systems have been recovered following the restoration of its computer-aided dispatch system in the middle of May, including its municipal courts and utility payments, as well as its animal shelter's appointment scheduling system, according to city officials.
However, significant damage from the intrusion remains at the Dallas Public Library, which continues to have most of its branch computer terminals and online catalog offline, while manual workarounds persist at the city's fire and police departments, as well as its animal shelter.
Dallas has noted the adoption of more stringent cybersecurity measures as it continues to deal with the aftermath of the attack.
"We continue to work with our cybersecurity experts on additional steps to further enhance our security posture, including implementing additional cybersecurity software, deploying a system-wide reset across all user accounts, expediting the implementation of additional controls, and completely rebuilding impacted systems in a new, secure environment," said officials.
BleepingComputer reports that accounting software provider Tipalti has confirmed launching an investigation into an alleged ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware attack against its network, which was claimed to result in the compromise of over 265 GB of confidential data from the firm and its customers, including Twitch and Roblox.
Indiana-based liberal arts school DePauw University has data from current and prospective students compromised following a cyberattack detected on Oct. 31, which has since been claimed by the Black Suit ransomware operation, reports The Record, a news site by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.
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