Jackson County Promises 'Soft Launch' After Haxxorz Ransomware Attack

Update from the courthouse today . . . And a pledge to take cybersecurity more seriously . . .

That soft launch, though, will not be soft launched until Tuesday, April 16, as the county said it makes “significant progress in the ongoing efforts to recover from a criminal ransomware attack.”

“Cybersecurity experts are methodically rebuilding network systems to ensure a smooth restoration process that avoids setbacks and safeguards critical data,” the county said Wednesday.

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Jackson County plans 'soft launch' for key offices next week

Jackson County said Wednesday it plans for a 'soft launch reopening' of county offices next week.