City of Atlanta Struggles to Recover from Cyber Attack

Article 0 Comments Atlanta’s top officials holed up in their offices on Saturday as they worked to restore critical systems knocked out by a nine-day-old cyber attack that plunged the Southeastern U.S. metropolis into technological chaos and forced some city workers to revert to paper. On an Easter and Passover […]

Ransomware Cyberattack Still Affecting City of Atlanta’s Computer Network

Article 0 Comments Atlanta’s mayor says the city continues to operate despite ongoing troubles caused by a cyberattack on its computer network last week. City officials announced Thursday that the city’s computer network had been attacked by ransomware that encrypted some city data. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday the […]

Atlanta’s Computer Network Hit by Cyber Attack

Article 0 Comments City officials worked around the clock Friday to get things up and running again after a ransomware cyberattack that hobbled the city of Atlanta’s computer network last week. The city’s information security team noticed that something was amiss with the city’s server about 5:40 a.m. Thursday and […]