According to sources, Jackson County (a Government organization in Missouri) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-04-02.

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Jackson County says ransomware attack has impacted tax systems, other offices

“Several Jackson County, Missouri, offices are now closed until further notice due to "operational inconsistencies" officials believe are part of a potential ransomware attack.“

“Jackson County officials announced Tuesday that employees have noted "significant disruptions" within the county's IT systems, potentially due to a ransomware attack. “

“Systems impacted so far include tax payments, online property, marriage licenses, and inmate searches. “

“In a release, White notes further investment into the county's IT infrastructure may be needed. “

Jackson County says phishing email caused ransomware attack

“Hackers were able to gain access to Jackson County’s network through a link in a phishing email, the county announced on Thursday.“

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