According to sources, Long Beach (a Government organization in California) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-11-16.

Long Beach is latest California city facing cybersecurity incident

“The city of Long Beach, California is facing a range of issues due to a cybersecurity incident that was discovered on Tuesday. “

“The office of the city manager released a statement on Wednesday saying officials within the government were investigating the issue alongside a cybersecurity firm and had contacted the FBI for assistance. Located about 30 minutes south of Los Angeles, the city is home to nearly half a million people. “

“Officials confirmed that there is “no indication” that police, fire and 911 systems were affected by the attack. The city did not respond to requests for comment about whether they are dealing with a ransomware attack but explained that systems were taken offline “effective immediately during the investigation and potential remediation.” “

“The city plans to keep systems offline for several days but government email and phone systems will remain available. Other facilities will also remain open during the remediation process. The statement warns that the public “may experience some delays with systems and services.”“

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