Baltimore officials rebuffed offers of state help for a 'week' after crippling hack of city computers

Baltimore officials did not welcome help from Maryland information technology experts for the first week after City Hall’s computer networks were locked up by hackers on May 7 — a delay that is adding to a chorus of complaints about the city’s response. At the Maryland Cybersecurity Council meeting last month, a senior official for Maryland’s Department of Information Technology briefed the group on Baltimore’s response to the ransomware attack that continues to cripple several city payment functions. (Balt. Sun)

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