Keizer hack part of a growing trend of data hostage-taking

When the City of Keizer was hacked last week by an unknown individual or group, it became the latest victim of such attacks nationwide.

By August of 2019, according to a New York Times report, at least 40 cities had their data held hostage by hackers in the first eight months of the year. At one point, 22 cities in Texas alone had been crippled . . .

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