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Posted on: 26 Mar 2018 

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster

City of Atlanta have succumbed to ransomware attack

 
 

At a press conference, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said, “This is a very serious situation,”.

The incident has affected both public and internal applications used by the city. The ransomware attack has cut off some online city services and potentially put personal information of employees and citizens at risk. Atlanta officials are working with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, along with Microsoft and Cisco, to investigate the attack. It is still unknow whether the city intends to pay the ransom.

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