City of Atlanta Computer Systems Hit With Massive Ransomware Attack (VIDEO)
On Thursday, the City of Atlanta’s computer systems were hit with a massive ransomware attack.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 22, 2018
The City of Atlanta is currently experiencing outages on various customer facing applications, including some that customers may use to pay bills or access court-related information. We will post any updates as we receive them. pic.twitter.com/kc51rojhBl
— City of Atlanta, GA (@Cityofatlanta) March 22, 2018
FOX News reports:
“The City of Atlanta is currently experiencing outages on various internal and customer facing applications, including some applications that customers use to pay bills or access court-related information,” a spokesperson for the city explained, in a statement emailed to Fox News.
Atlanta’s Information Management team is working with Microsoft to resolve the issue, according to the city. “We are confident that our team of technology professionals will be able to restore applications soon,” it added. “Our City website, Atlantaga.gov, remains accessible and we will provide updates as we receive them.” […]
The FBI is working with the city to determine what happened in the attack, according to 11Alive.