City of Oakland Attacked by LockBit Ransomware Gang

The LockBit gang, now threatens to leak what it describes as files stolen from the City of Oakland’s systems. City of Oakland is new entry added to the LockBit dark web data leak website, they’re only warning that all the data they have will be published in 19 days, on April 10.

On March 22, 2023 City of Oakland has released news as ” The City of Oakland has sent notification letters to current and former employees whose personal information was impacted by the ransomware incident we experienced in February.

If you were a City employee (i.e., on City payroll) between July 2010 and January 2022 and have not received a notice, we encourage you to contact with any questions about potential impacts to your data and resources available to you. We have also set up an external call center that is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Pacific Time, excluding U.S. holidays, and can be reached at (866) 869-1861.