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Hall County’s ‘crippling’ cyberattack last year cost $1.7M. Here’s what else we’ve learned since then
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Katie Greenway, planner I at the Hall County Planning Department, displays on Oct. 16, 2020, the manual process she must go through to fill out documents as the county worked to recover from a ransomware attack Oct. 7. - photo by Thomas Hartwell
A Hall County public safety employee logged in early to his computer about 7 a.m. Oct 7, 2020, and saw something concerning. A message alerted him the county had been the victim of a cyberattack.