AUSTIN (KXAN) a ransomware cyber attack targeted the Travis central Appraisal territory last week, according to a discharge from the organization Thursday. piece TCAD is allay working to get all its systems indorse up and running in the next 1 or ii days, it says its core systems make been restored, daily operations are not affected and no confidential dimension owner info was at risk.
TCAD said it became aware of the round at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 11, which affected website dimension search, phone, email and computer-assisted batch estimation systems. All core systems were fully restored Thursday.
Upon discovering this incident, we immediately took action to secure our systems, including isolating the infected computer systems, securing backup data, notifying appropriate state agencies, and engaging software vendors and cyber security experts to assist in remediation and restoration of computer systems, TCAD said. It added it had a project in localize for such an attempt and has secure backups that helped it restore files and systems.
Ransomeware-type viruses typically encrypt data or curl files until a ransom is paid, according to an FAQ from TCAD. TCAD said it did not pay any money. It reiterated no data was hacked during the onset and theres no evidence the virus spreadhead to other systems.