Hackers took down Baltimore 911 system during the weekend

By Pierluigi Paganini


Another US city hit by hackers, over the weekend, a cyber attack took down part of Baltimore 911 system for seventeen hours.

Part of its 911 service at the US city of Baltimore was taken down during the weekend by a cyber attack. The attackers targeted a specific server and took down the CAD system from 8.30am Saturday until around 2 am Sunday.

“Baltimore’s 911 dispatch system was hacked by an unknown actor or actors over the weekend, prompting a temporary shutdown of automated dispatching and an investigation into the breach, Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office confirmed Tuesday.” reported the …read more

Via:: Security Affiars