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Statement on U.S. DOJ Indictment of Cyber Attack Perpetrators

Post Date:11/28/2018 1:15 PM
Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

Michael Smith, Press Secretary
404-546-1465, office
470-372-8752, cell
mismith@atlantaga.gov

 

 

For Immediate Release: November 28, 2018

News Release

Statement on U.S. DOJ Indictment of Cyber Attack Perpetrators

ATLANTA—The City of Atlanta issued the following statement on today’s announcement by the United States Department of Justice on the indictment of two individuals involved in an international hacking and extortion scheme.

“The City of Atlanta is aware of the U.S. Department of Justice’s indictment related to the March cyber-attack against the City. We are grateful for all our federal partners who have assisted with identifying the perpetrators and bringing them to justice. The Administration remains committed to ensuring the ongoing safety and security of the City’s cyber-infrastructure, as well as that of the people of Atlanta.”

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