Chief Information Officer Bill Zielinski told The Dallas Morning News that the city estimates being “more than 90% complete” in restoring IT systems and services since the cyber attack.
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Officials with the city of Dallas have not definitively outlined the full scope of the May 3 cyber attack that disrupted its systems. They have also not released whether the perpetrators demanded any sort of ransom.
Dallas police are struggling to access evidence amid an ongoing ransomware attack that is disrupting trials, according to defense lawyers who are exasperated after months of pervasive evidence storage issues.
Dallas information technology staff are still working with consultants and outside groups to help review and clean servers possibly impacted by the recent ransomware attack against the city’s network.
Dallas’ top information technology official says the city hasn’t found any signs yet that personal information from employees or residents have been leaked after a cyber attack last week.
Leaders from Dallas’ fire rescue and police agencies say mistakes are being made and calls for service are being delayed as a result of the ransomware attack that has infiltrated the city’s systems.
Dallas officials are working to restore services after the city was hit with a ransomware attack earlier this week. The attack affected multiple systems, including police, courts and 311 as well as multiple city websites.
The attack hit on Wednesday, and it has caused court closures, problems with the city's 311 app and an outage for police websites. It also has the potential to disrupt online payments.
Thousands of county computers sold at auction could have exposed the personal information still on the devices. Officials say they are working to understand the scope of the incident.