County computer systems hacked
Ransom note accompanies digital break-in
Last updated 12/4/2020 at 1:57pm
DAVENPORT – Lincoln County Courthouse computers continued to be “compromised” after a Nov. 19 incident that has required a cyber security team.
According to Lincoln County Commissioner Rob Coffman, the software systems were “compromised by an outside party.”
The county has a “team on the ground that is working on it,” he said.
While the county is not calling the incident the work of a hacker, Coffman noted a ransom note was left.
“We have a good security system,” Coffman said. “So, at this time, we don’t know the extent of the compromise.”
As of press time, the coun...