Paducah City Officials Investigating Information Technology Security Incident

City officials in Paducah released information on a security incident. The incident occurred when an unidentified third party targeted some of the city’s information systems. Officials said they are currently addressing the incident with the highest priority and working with outside experts to responsibly and securely restore full IT operations. They also said they learned of an unauthorized intrusion into the IT systems on Saturday. The incident disrupted access to many computer servers, officials say Servers that may have been affected have been removed and several internal systems will be temporarily unavailable. Primary public safety systems were unaffected Officials said Police and Fire services (including 911 dispatch) have continued operating without disruption and they don’t have evidence that information was misused as a result of the incident. They said they are committed to conducting a complete forensic investigation and taking all appropriate actions in response to our findings.




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