According to sources, Birmingham (a Government organization in Alabama) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-04-03.

2024-04-03
Birmingham confirms city computers were attacked last month

“Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin’s office today confirmed that the city’s computer systems were attacked nearly a month ago. “

“In a memo sent to city employees this afternoon, Woodfin’s office provided a brief update on the network disruption, and acknowledged for the first time that hackers accessed the city’s computer systems. AL.com obtained a copy of the memo. “

““This process is ongoing; however, based on the investigation thus far, we understand that an unknown third party gained access to our systems for a period of time,” according to the memo sent to employees by Rick Journey, the mayor’s communications director. “

“City officials have stressed that the 911 system has not been affected. Emergency operations remain functional. However, the computer hack has caused some problems for law enforcement with police facing limitations on checking to see if a vehicle has been reported stolen or if a person has outstanding warrants, AL.com has reported.“

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