Report: National Library of Brazil (Biblioteca Nacional do Brasil) Hit with Ransomware Attack
Last Sunday [April 11], the National Library website was the target of a ransomware attack and needed to be taken down. The agency, linked to the Special Secretariat for Culture, opted to shut down the servers to alleviate the potential problems caused and new invasions.
However, last Tuesday [April 13] the site was activated again, and the victim of a second attack.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.