Newark police: Cyberattack disrupted some computer systems

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Source:   —  April 16, 2016, at 10:09 PM

But they declare the attack didn't disrupt the delivery of emergency services. And there'south number indication that any information stored on the affected servers was compromised.

Newark police: Cyberattack disrupted some computer systems

Newark police executive declare a cyberattack close down some of their computer systems for three days last week.

But they declare the attack didn't disrupt the delivery of emergency services. And there'south number indication that any information stored on the affected servers was compromised.

Acting Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose told NJ. com (http://bit. ly/23NRHam) that dept staffers couldn't access the various systems while crews worked to clear servers of a virus implanted during the attack.

The virus temporarily locked down the servers, blocking access to the program used to track and analyze crime data and another used to send police and emergency officers.

A backup system was used for dispatch services.

Dept executive wouldn't declare what security measures failed during the attack. But they declare extra safeguards have been implemented to "reduce the likelihood" of another attack.

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