Coweta County, Ga., Largely Restores Servers Following Ransomware Attack

Raisa Habersham of AJC reports:

Coweta County, Ga., has restored most of its computer servers, nearly two weeks after hackers demanded $341,000 in bitcoins in the latest ransomware attack to impact metro Atlanta government.

The county’s information technology servers were compromised about 6:30 a.m. Aug. 19, limiting access to tags, courts and other services, officials said.

The county restored servers for airport, voter registration, court and public safety services Tuesday, according to a statement on the county’s website.

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