Ransomware hits Atlanta police dashcam footage

Ransomware hits Atlanta police dashcam footage
 

Years of video evidence gathered by police has been lost thanks to a ransomware attack on Atlanta in the US.
Most of the lost evidence involves dashcam recordings, said Atlanta police chief Erika Shields in a local newspaper interview.
The footage was "lost and cannot be recovered", said Ms Shields.
About one-third of all software used by city agencies and departments is believed to have been affected by the attack, which took place in March.
Recovery plan Details of the damage done to Atlanta's computer infrastructure emerged during a public meeting held to debate how the city... read more

 
7 June 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 72
Source: BBC
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