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City of Stratford Says Cyberattack Recovery Takes ‘Days, Not Hours’

City of Stratford Says Cyberattack Recovery Takes ‘Days, Not Hours’

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City of Stratford Says Cyberattack Recovery Takes ‘Days, Not Hours’ It takes “days, not hours” to recover from the recent cyberattack that hit the City of Stratford, this according to the statement released by the City. Last April 14, the City of Stratford, Ontario announcedthat it was managing of what appears to be a cyberattack. More than a week after the initial cyberattack announcement, the City, in a statement, said that a virus encrypted the City’s data and locked the staff out. “We have now begun methodically unlocking and decrypting our systems,” the City said. “This is a thorough process that takes days, not hours.” In response to the cyber incident, the City said that it intentionally shut down its IT and email systems to contain the virus and in…
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City of Stratford Says Cyberattack Recovery Takes ‘Days, Not Hours’

City of Stratford Says Cyberattack Recovery Takes ‘Days, Not Hours’

Information Security, IT Support, News
City of Stratford Says Cyberattack Recovery Takes ‘Days, Not Hours’ It takes “days, not hours” to recover from the recent cyberattack that hit the City of Stratford, this according to the statement released by the City. Last April 14, the City of Stratford, Ontario announcedthat it was managing of what appears to be a cyberattack. More than a week after the initial cyberattack announcement, the City, in a statement, said that a virus encrypted the City’s data and locked the staff out. “We have now begun methodically unlocking and decrypting our systems,” the City said. “This is a thorough process that takes days, not hours.” In response to the cyber incident, the City said that it intentionally shut down its IT and email systems to contain the virus and in…
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