Anthony Warren reports from Mississippi:
Hinds County approved more than than $600,000 in payments Friday to restore its computer system after cyberattacks took it down days ago.
At an emergency board meeting on Friday afternoon, the board voted 3-0 to approve paying $335,100 for cyber recovery services to Netlink Voice LLC, and up to $265,000 to Digital Asset Redemption LLC for a settlement fee.
The $335,100 was apparently the first payment to Netlink. It was unclear how many more payments Netlink was set to receive.
Read more at WLBT.