City erases, re-installs server after ransomware attack

Scott Liles reports:

A cyber attack on the server of the Mountain Home Water Department led to the city refusing to pay a ransom and wiping the machine, Water Department Director Alma Clark said.

The server was re-installed from a backup created the night before and no information was lost or stolen, Baxter County Computer Services owner Mark Thomas told The Baxter Bulletin.

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