LockBit claims ransomware attack on Fulton County, Georgia

The latest intrusion on Fulton County, Georgia, is allegedly the work of the LockBit ransomware group, who threaten to release “confidential” papers unless they get a ransom payment.

Atlanta, the state capital of Georgia, is located in Fulton County, the largest county in Georgia with a little over a million residents.

Over the final weekend of January, the hackers gained access to the county’s networks, resulting in extensive IT disruptions that affect the tax, judicial, and phone systems.

The local government’s website still displays the first notice of the system outage nearly three weeks after the incident and points users to the most recent update from February 5 read more LockBit claims ransomware attack on Fulton County Georgia.

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