Uh oh! The city of Atlanta’s computer network has been targeted by a group of hacker demanding a large ransom.
Officials sent out an outage alert yesterday, saying the city was “experiencing outages on various internal and customer-facing applications, including some applications that customers use to pay bills or access court-related information.”
Now the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security have gotten involved after the cyberattack, caused by ransomware which locks computers and holds data for ‘ransom,’ was found on the City of Atlanta’s servers.
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