Ransomware attack takes down systems at 60 credit unions across country

Dozens of credit unions across the country are dealing with outages due to a ransomware attack.

Credit unions report the attack affected part of Trellance, a cloud computing firm used by many credit unions across the country.

At least 60 credit unions have been affected.

One credit union in New York facing outages due to the ransomware attack says online and mobile banking are down but that other services like debit cards are working normally.

The National Credit Union Association said the accounts of all customers are safe and are federally insured up to $250,000.

Recently hospitals, fuel pipelines and schools have all been disrupted by the ransomware attacks that lock up files unless someone pays up.