The U.S. Virgin Islands Police department was hit with a ransomware attack in April that targeted servers housing internal affairs records and citizen complaints while the territory’s water department was separately hit with a business email compromise (BEC).
“A lot of our files got corrupted, so we did notify the FBI and we are working with them to try to unencrypt the files that we can,” Police Commissioner Jason Marsh said Tuesday, according to GovTech.
Marsh said his department did not pay the ransom and is instead working with the federal agency to decrypt the data.
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