Genesee County, Michigan Recovering from Ransomware Attack



Genesee County, Michigan was hit with a ransomware attack on Tuesday and the county has been working non-stop to get their systems back online. Unfortunately, this process turned out to be more difficult than expected and system are still down.

It is not known what ransomware they were affected by, but officials stated that their email was hacked and that the only way to contact the county was via phone. 

Due to this attack, the county had shut down their computer systems as they worked on restoring their data from the attack. This had led to county service outages and ABC12 reports that signs have been posted on doors and windows indicating that the county was unable to process payments or perform other duties that required a computer.

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