city of Oshkosh restoring data after computers hit by ransomware virus
WATCH: A ransomware virus is wreaking havoc on the city of Oshkosh
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By Tia Johnson | Posted: wed 5:23 PM, Jan 29, 2020 | Updated: wed 7:26 PM, Jan 29, 2020
OSHKOSH, wis. (WBAY) - Don't open anything that doesn't look obvious that it's intended for you from somebody that you know and trust, Oshkosh city coach stigma Rohloff said.
Thats Rohloff's plea after the City of Oshkosh was attacked with a ransomware computer virus tuesday morning.
We're taking care of data recovery at the city and investigation is really dealt with by federal and land authorities, Rohloff said.
Since the city's website is down, multitude have to pay their bills in mortal and staff are giving out handwritten receipts.
It just takes one weak spot in your entire system for this problem to rushing in, said Rohloff.
Rohloff said while investigators come their part, the city is working to restore data.
2 out of the 7 servers are rear up and running.
We're working on getting our servers up to speed and then all of our individual computers at every desk, every squad car is going to get clean up and reset, said Rohloff.
He said people's private information won't be affected by the attack.
I can't say we're going to be perfect, but we're going to lead our best, said Rohloff.
The daytime everything will be rear to normal has yet to live determined.
Employees with the City of Oshkosh have completed cyber security training, but Rohloff said it will be reiterated once everything is settled.