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Personal information compromised in Cooke County ransomware attack

Published: Jul. 20, 2020 at 3:46 PM CDT
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COOKE COUNTY, Texas (KXII) - Cooke County officials say some personal information was compromised during a ransomware attack July 4.

The attack demanded the sheriff’s office pay up or they would public post case documents going back at least six years.

Cooke County is in the process of identifying whose information has been affected.

Officials say the incident has been contained and all critical functions are operational.

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