The attack was described in a press conference by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms as “outages in various internal and external customer facing applications,” including payment systems and court-related systems. The mayor went on to say that the city was working with Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and external partners, including Microsoft Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc., to resolve what she called an “issue.”
It’s not clear how bad the ransomware infection is, but it appears to be widespread. One local media outlet showed a screenshot of a ransomware message demanding a payment of $6,800 in bitcoin to unlock each computer, or $51,000 to provide all the keys for affected systems… 

https://siliconangle.com/blog/2018/03/22/city-atlanta-offline-ransomware-attack-cripples-municipal-computer-network/

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