CORRECTED Police Probe in Allen, TX Shooting Marred by Dallas Ransomware Attack Fallout
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The city of Dallas continues to cope with downed websites and crippled services days after a ransomware attack by the Royal gang on the Dallas City Government, with the incident even preventing investigators from retrieving the call history to the home of the suspect in the mass shooting at an Allen, TX mall.
As of Friday, computer dispatch was still down in the Dallas 911 call center. Police and firefighters were sent to calls by radio using paper and pencil for addresses. Code enforcement and other non-emergency response to 311 calls were delayed. City water bill payments were impacted. Disconnections were canceled.
No word yet on the ransom. The Dallas Central Appraisal District paid over $170,000 to end a January 2023 Royal ransomware attack that lasted for months, crippling the organization's public access …
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