Fulton County cyberattack | Replace on authorities companies

ATLANTA — Fulton County is constant to research a cyberattack final week that prompted a widespread authorities system outage.

On Monday, officers launched an replace, adopted by a quick press convention. Of their replace, county officers famous that “there isn’t any proof or cause to consider that this incident is expounded to the election course of or different present occasions.”

Whereas progress was remodeled the weekend, the county stated there’s nonetheless extra work to be completed for the IT crew to deliver issues absolutely again to regular.

“All through this course of, we’re prioritizing public security and supporting important companies with workarounds which were applied in the intervening time,” the replace added. 

What has been up to date

The county said that telephone companies are restored and the Board of Assessors has resumed homestead exemption purposes. Nevertheless, officers famous the latter remains to be being completed manually, so residents should still must deliver paperwork if making use of.

Boards of Equalization hearings are set to renew Tuesday, although the county notes that the method “would require some modification at the moment.”

Updates from Fulton County Superior Court docket could be seen right here. 

In the meantime, marriage licenses and marriage certificates have resumed and the county stated Friday weddings will happen as scheduled.

Lastly, Fulton County notes, “all different probate companies besides new Weapons Carry License purposes and Everlasting Grownup Guardianships are provided.”

Emergency companies, together with emergency guardianships and orders to apprehend/ involuntary remedy, are additionally energetic at the moment.


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