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Atlanta Struck With Cyber Attack

The City of Atlanta’s Computer Systems Were Down for Five Days

According to the New York Times, the City of Atlanta was hit with a crippling ransomware attack. These kinds of attacks leave a victim’s data encrypted until a payment is received to free the data again.

The article quotes the Mayor of Atlanta, Keisah Lance Bottoms, “We are dealing with a hostage situation.”