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Augusta officials confirm hackers breached system, causing widespread outage



An outage in multiple city of Augusta systems is the result of "unauthorized access" that took place independent of last week's outage, city officials confirmed Tuesday.

So far, the hack isn't known to have compromised any sensitive data, Mayor Garnett Johnson said.

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  1. Please tell me you have a full backup of all programs and data, PRIOR to the FIRST breach? Then tell me you have it fully secured, off site or in its own secured cloud.
    Now as well as an ongoing internal controls and operational audit, you need an in depth technology and systems audit.
    A billion dollar enterprise funded by local, state and federal tax payers money deserves no less.

  2. Why would anyone be surprised with this hack. The city/county so called leadership has never properly exercised their fiduciary responsibilities. For the most part, they are a group of narcissists with no moral nor intellectual compass. They oppose a forensic audit because turning on the light will make all the roaches scurry for cover. When you live in a glass house you can’t cast stones. This particular house happens to have blackout windows. The decent, caring Commissioners are disrespected, threatened and ignored. Look for more “fees” and other robbery moves to go along with the finger pointing and another consultant hiring to do the jobs of the department heads. Dysfunction Junction!!

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