Bingham County servers locked up by ransomware; hackers demanded $25k – $30k

Stephan Rockefeller reports:

Bingham County officials are scrambling to rebuild parts of their computer infrastructure after a ransomware attack took down county servers on Wednesday.

Although efforts have been made to correct the problem, computer issues remained as of Friday.

“Every department in the county is affected in some way,” Bingham County Commissioner Whitney Manwaring tells EastIdahoNews.com. “Phone systems, computer systems, everything. Some departments are handwriting documents.”

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