Mecklenburg County

Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP
December 07, 2017 - 6:30 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A North Carolina county was working Thursday on the lengthy process of fixing its computer systems after refusing to pay off a hacker who used ransomware to freeze dozens of local government servers. It will take days to restore Mecklenburg County's computer system, local...
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December 06, 2017 - 2:13 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Deputies processed arrests by hand and building code officers used paper records Wednesday as one of North Carolina's largest counties considered how to respond to a hacker who froze county servers and demanded ransom. Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio told reporters...
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