Mecklenburg County

Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP
December 07, 2017 - 6:30 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A North Carolina county was working Thursday on the lengthy process of fixing its computer systems after refusing to pay off a hacker who used ransomware to freeze dozens of local government servers. It will take days to restore Mecklenburg County's computer system, local...
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John Hancock
December 06, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Joe Gillespie of WBT News was at the Mecklenburg County news conferece this morning and joins hancok to discuss what is going on with the Ransomware lockdown on most of the County Computers.
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December 06, 2017 - 2:13 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Deputies processed arrests by hand and building code officers used paper records Wednesday as one of North Carolina's largest counties considered how to respond to a hacker who froze county servers and demanded ransom. Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio told reporters...
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