Small Town Nearly Done Recovering from Ransomware Attack

Government Technology: The City of Galt, Calif., was hit by a ransomware attack that knocked out several city phone lines and blocked computer access for employees in December. Since the attack, most of its systems have been restored.

The city first alerted authorities and city staff immediately after the attack, to be transparent and upfront with the city’s residents, Interim City Manager Thomas Haglund said.

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