Alabama County Offices Work to Reopen After Cyberattack

Government Technology: Chilton County, Ala., officials hope to reopen tag and probate office services early next week after a nearly two-week closure caused by a ransomware attack.

Commissioner Joseph Parnell said the county’s first priority is to reopen to tag office by early next week and open to probate office at some point next week. Residents have been unable to renew their tags since July 7 when the attack was discovered. Until the computer system is back online and offices reopened, residents cannot renew tags or do any other county business.

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