Riviera Beach, Fla., Works Toward Normalcy Post-Cyberattack

Government Technology: The malware attack that has paralyzed the city government of Riviera Beach may have its roots in international espionage.

On May 29, somebody in the city's police department opened an email that initiated a virus that shut down the city's computer network. Since then, the city has had to function with hand-written documents and pre-Internet communications, as it looks to the purchase of 310 new desktop and 90 laptop computers as the best fix for its computer-bug infestation.

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