Baltimore ransomware update: what city residents need to know about water bills, taxes, tickets and more

Baltimore City officials announced Monday that 65% of public employees have regained access to their computers and emails as officials continue to work to combat the effects of a ransomware attack. In a news release, the city said officials expect 95% of all public employees to have access to their computers and emails by the end of next week. The city was hit with a ransomware attack on May 7, halting some city services. The hackers demanded $76,000 in bitcoin to unlock the computers, which Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young refused to pay. (Balt. Sun)

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