CA: Hackers cripple city of Galt computer systems in ransomware attack

Matthew Nuttle and Kurt Rivera report:

Hackers have crippled key computer systems for the city of Galt in pursuit of a ransom payment, city officials announced Tuesday.

Officials said they first learned of the ransomware attack early Monday morning when computer systems started to fail. The full extent of the attack is not yet known, but officials said their email server and telephone system have both been corrupted.

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