Ransomware attack targets Jackson County IT systems | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) – Jackson County is dealing with a ransomware attack.

A spokesperson for the county said the attack is disrupting its IT systems, making certain systems inoperative. Other systems are operating normally.

Systems impacted so far include tax payments and online property, marriage license and inmate searches. As a result, the Assessment, Collection and Recorder of Deeds offices at all County locations will be closed until further notice.

The attack is not impacting the Kansas City Board of Elections or the Jackson County Board of Elections, and voters will continue to be able to cast votes in the April 2 election.

The county said it has taken actions to secure IT systems as teams work to restore the county’s operations.


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