So it wasn’t long ago, perhaps a month or so, when Florida had some cities hit by ransomware. At that time, I stated on-air, and in my notes, that by paying somewhere about $1.5 million across three cities, they would bring more attacks. At least 20 local governments hit in Texas, and we don’t know how many more. If they pay up, this will unleash the floodgates for a while. Protect your computers!

A coordinated ransomware attack has affected at least 20 local government entities in Texas, the Texas Department of Information Resources said. It would

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