Public Safety Affected by a Ransomware Attack

Another ransomware attack has found its target, this time it is the port of San Diego.

“The Port of San Diego continues to investigate a serious cybersecurity incident that has disrupted the agency’s information technology systems, and the Port’s investigation so far has determined that ransomware was involved in this attack” said Port of San Diego CEO Randa Coniglio.

According to bleepingcomputer, the Harbor Police Department is forced to use alternative systems and procedures in order to minimize the impacts to public safety.

The Harbor Police Department continues to use alternative systems and procedures in place to minimize impacts to public safety.

It is also stated that port employees continue to have limited functionality, which may have impacts on service to the public.