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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Hall County experiences network outage

(UPDATE: OCT. 22, 7:51 P.M.)

The voting process for citizens has not been impacted by the attack.

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(UPDATE: OCT. 8, 12:00 P.M.)

Department phone services are now available. To find a list of available phone numbers, click here.

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(UPDATE: OCT. 8, 8:30 AM)

Hall County Government phone service has been partially restored. Should citizens need to call the Hall County Government Center, they can call 770-718-3284. The Sheriff's Office administrative offices can be reached at 678-618-6601. Those with an emergency should still call 911. Information on Hall County court proceedings can be found on the Northeastern Judicial Circuit website.

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(ORIGINAL RELEASE, OCT. 7)

A ransomware attack has occurred involving critical systems within the Hall County Government networks, including an interruption of phone services. As soon as it occurred, the County began working to investigate the cause, to restore operations, and determine the effects of the incident. Hall County has also enlisted the assistance of third party cyber security professionals to expedite the recovery.

The safety and security of the public and County employees remains our top priority. We are working around the clock to work through this ransomware cyberattack and ask for the public’s patience as we implement business continuity measures.

Emergency services were not and will not be disrupted. Should citizens have any emergency or need for assistance, our esteemed public safety personnel will be available.

At this time, there is no evidence to show that citizen or employee data has been compromised. However, citizens and employees are encouraged to take precautionary measures to monitor and protect their personal information.

While some applications are disabled as the County works to resolve this incident, business continuity measures have been implemented.

Updates will be provided through the official Hall County website as they become available.

(This post will be updated as more information becomes available.)

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