Mecklenburg Government Paralyzed As Hacked Computer Files Are Held For Bitcoin Ransom

 Wednesday, December 6, 2017

 Charlotte Observer

Mecklenburg County government has been paralyzed by an unknown computer hacker after a county employee unknowingly opened an email attachment Monday that unleashed spyware and a worm into the county’s computer system. County manager Dena Diorio said Tuesday night that the hacker has essentially frozen the county’s electronic files. The hacker is seeking $23,000 for an encryption key that would release the files.
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