It is possible that your server was infiltrated by cyber criminals, and now you are needing repairs or even a new server.
Over half of businesses in the US were targeted by ransomware attacks in 2020, costing them over $20 billion. The key to cybersecurity is being proactive, but when it is too late, you may still have options.
Law enforcement has tried to adapt to the rise in cybercrimes, and local jurisdictions are adopting cybercrimes divisions. These departments investigate crimes including identity theft, ransomware, phishing, e-mail compromise, and more.
If you believe you are the victim of a cybercrime, make sure to file an incident report with your city’s cybercrime unit.
The Los Angeles Police Department houses a Cyber Crimes division that handles crimes related to “Unlawful computer access, hacking, theft of data, network intrusion and denial of service attacks.” If a potential police report needs to be handled by another jurisdiction within California, the LAPD will forward it to its proper department.