Derby police dept. hit by hackers - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Derby police dept. hit by hackers

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DERBY, CT (AP) -

Derby's police department fell victim to hackers who used ransomware to attack their system.

A spokesperson for the police department said Sunday evening they discovered malicious software was blocking access to some of their data, and demanding a ransom.

The ransomware impacted email and miscellaneous files but did not affect daily operations, the radio system or personnel files.

All systems were restored and operating without an issue as of Monday.

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