Georgia Public-Safety Department Hit by Ransomware Attack
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | Comments

Georgia Department of Public Safety was hit with a ransomware attack July 26, according to local media reports.

The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) and Georgia Capitol Police operate under the department. The Georgia Technology Authority is investigating the attack and shut down the departments’ computer servers and networks, reports said.

A GSP official said troopers are being dispatched by radio, but the troopers can’t use their in-vehicle laptops.

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