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Madison County Officials Pay Ransom In Cyber Attack
Updated November 8, 2016 7:17 AM
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(MADISON CO.) - Government officials in Madison County paid the ransom that was demanded during a 'significant attack' Friday night, in order to hopefully regain control of government computer servers.

It wasn't disclosed for how much, but Commissioner Jeff Hardin said the decision was made based on the advice of the county's cyber liability insurance company.

Investigators said they are confident the Madison County attack was not related to the election.

Captain Dave Bursten with Indiana State Police said there is no public safety concern as of yet.

So far, no one has taken responsibility for it.



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