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|Multi Request||Ransomware Attacks on Local Governments|
|Submitted||June 4, 2018|
|Due||July 2, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
1. All information, documents, records, and communications regarding "ransomware" — malicious software (Cryptolocker, Cryptowall, etc.) that encrypt the contents of a victim’s hard drive, often until the victim pays the hackers to regain control kept by the Department of Justice.
2. Any and all analyses of threats, recorded instances of its use, complaints received, and any actions recommended to local police departments regarding ransomware attacks.
This request is for any and all records at any and all DOJ offices. Please produce all records with their administrative markings intact, and all reports, memos and documents to include any and all administrative pages. In excising material, please black out rather than white out or cut out material.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
Dear Ms. Paul,
Please see the attached, which acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act request. In addition, we would like to seek clarification regarding the scope of your request. Please contact the FOIA/PA Unit at 202-616-0307<tel:(202)%20616-0307> to discuss.
Christina M. Butler
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 4, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #CRM-300671553.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Dear Ms. Paul:
This responds to your status inquiry dated August 1, 2018 concerning your pending Freedom of Information Act request received on June 4, 2018 for records concerning Ransomware Attacks on Local Governments.
Please be advised that your request is being processed on the complex track.