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Cyberattacks against local governments have been on the rise as indicated by the recent wave of ransomware attacks faced by municipalities within the U.S. Security experts have provided reasons as to why local governments have become an attractive target for cyberattacks. According to researchers, cities are increasingly utilizing the Internet to deliver services, city systems are storing massive amounts of data, cities are resource-constrained in regard to cybersecurity, and more. This article continues to discuss recent cases in which U.S. municipalities have been hit with malware and ransomware, and why cities are vulnerable to cyberattacks.

CSO Online reports "Why Local Governments Are a Hot Target for Cyberattacks"