North Carolina county leaders say second cyberattack failed

A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday in North Carolina's most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments and building code inspectors switched to paper records....

North Carolina county leaders say second cyberattack failed

A North Carolina county recovering from a cyberattack says hackers failed in a second attempt to infiltrate their computer system.

Sat 9 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixes

Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina's largest metro area as a county government began the dayslong process of restoring computer systems locked down ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Phys.org

North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take days

A North Carolina county was working Thursday on the lengthy process of fixing its computer systems after refusing to pay off a hacker who used ransomware to freeze dozens of local government ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Ransomware slows North Carolina county government to a crawl

A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday in North Carolina's most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Ransomware slows North Carolina county government to a crawl, Wed 6 Dec 17 from AP

North Carolina county's servers hacked; $23K ransom sought

Authorities in a North Carolina county say its servers have been hacked and are being held for ransom.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Phys.org

N.C. county rejects hackers' $26K ransom demand to unlock infected computers

Officials said backups could be used to restore servers, but it would take "days not hours."        

Thu 7 Dec 17 from USA today

N.C. county weighs paying cyber hackers $26K ransom for servers held hostage

Official business in the county serving Charlotte frozen by widespread outage.        

Wed 6 Dec 17 from USA today

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