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WOODBURY COUNTY HIT BY CYBER ATTACK

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WOODBURY COUNTY WAS THE VICTIM OF A CYBER ATTACK TWO WEEKS AGO.

COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY THE ATTACK INVOLVED RANSOMWARE AND AFFECTED A FEW HUNDRED FILES ON JULY 20TH.

TUESDAY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL VOTE ON APPROVING A LETTER OF ENGAGEMENT TO ALLOW A FORENSIC INVESTIGATION OF THE CYBER ATTACK.

THE SUPERVISORS WILL ALSO VOTE TUESDAY ON SPENDING JUST OVER $1300 FOR EQUIPMENT AND LABOR TO INSTALL TECHNOLOGY TO ALLOW LIVE STREAM BROADCASTS OF THEIR WEEKLY MEETINGS.

CURRENTLY THE MEETINGS ARE TAPED AND PLACED ON THE COUNTY’S YOU TUBE CHANNEL THE FOLLOWING DAY.