Baltimore officials say city websites safe to visit even as online payment systems remain crippled by hacker

Baltimore officials on Wednesday assured city residents that they can safely visit government websites but that the city’s computer systems have still not recovered from a digital attack that has crippled email, online payments and property sales. Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and his top staff said the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Microsoft and other vendors were helping the city restore the network, but they would not provide details because the ransomware attack detected May 7 is being criminally investigated. City officials said at a City Hall news conference that the city’s ability to facilitate real estate transactions could be restored soon. (Balt. Sun)

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