FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Fulton County has made a lot of progress in getting its techniques again on-line within the two weeks since a cybersecurity assault, however there’s nonetheless a protracted option to go.
Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes has realized that although there are issues that may’t be carried out on-line, they are often carried out in particular person. It’d simply be slightly extra concerned than some understand.
On a traditional day, you possibly can stroll into the federal government places of work and just about pay for all the pieces with a debit card, however they can not take these presently, so that you’ll need to deliver a cash order or verify with you.
“Individuals don’t even go to the financial institution anymore,” Marta Lewis mentioned.
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Lewis’ tax invoice is due on Monday, so Friday morning she drove virtually an hour to attempt to pay it on the Fulton County Authorities Heart. She needed to go away and go to a financial institution to get a cash order when she was informed she couldn’t pay with a card or money.
The county’s IT workforce have made some progress within the final week. You may name some places of work now and the Board of Assessors is taking homestead exemptions.
Tags may be renewed, you will get marriage and gun licenses and have an equalization listening to.
The one issues that may’t be carried out in any respect nonetheless is that the probate courtroom can’t settle for new filings for estates or guardianship.
Chuck Bernath informed Fernandes that he sees folks getting pissed off with county employees who don’t have any management over the cyberattack.
“They deserve credit score actually, they’re simply attempting to do their jobs and it’s simply as unhealthy for them,” Bernath mentioned.
County officers are anticipated to present an official replace on the cyberattack on Tuesday.
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