first_img continue reading » CUNA The Credit Union National Association, a major lobbyist and trade association for credit unions, is recovering after its systems were knocked offline earlier this week following a “cyber incident.”CUNA, headquartered in Washington, DC, represents state and federally chartered credit unions across the U.S., and provides lobbying, advocacy and other trade association services.But its systems were knocked offline Monday as a result of ransomware, according to a source familiar with the incident who was not authorized to talk to the press. The type of ransomware used is not immediately known, but CUNA is understood to predominantly run Microsoft software, which is frequently a target of ransomware.A banner on the organization’s website described the outage only as “technical issues” with its systems.center_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img