GA: Jekyll Island Authority computer system infiltrated in ransomware attack
The Brunswick News reports:
Jekyll Island Authority fell victim last week to a ransomware attack that has since been mostly addressed.
JIA Executive Director Jones Hooks informed the authority’s board at its monthly meeting Tuesday that JIA computer systems were infected by a ransomware attack designed to damage or gain unauthorized access to the system.
“All of our computer systems — this was not just within a department — were impacted, and it’s a very serious situation,” Hooks said. “It’s much more than just an interruption of the internet or anything like that.”
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