The Champaign County Illinois Clerk’s Office announced the computer server is under cyber-attack.
The cyber-attacks have been ongoing for the last month.
The Champaign County Clerk’s Office is reporting that computer server performance is being impacted by cyber-attacks on the network and servers, causing some delays at polling locations.https://t.co/zMd0Q67o4o
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But the clerk’s office says no data will be compromised and the election will be secure.
How do they know?
The Champaign County Clerk’s office is reporting that computer server performance is being impacted by cyber-attacks on the network and servers.
The Champaign County Clerk said the website has been the target of repeated D-DOS attacks for the past month, fortunately the reinforced security and response from the Clerk’s IT team has prevented these attacks from being successful and the Clerk’s website has remained secured. No data or information has been compromised and the election is secure.
The Clerk’s Office reports that Election judges and staff are doing everything they can to process voters according to the requirements of election law while navigating these attacks. They are encouraging people to stay in line.