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CONYERS — A cyber attack on nine county server systems on Feb. 6 is affecting online services, according to a Facebook post from Rockdale County. The post states:

“This message is on behalf of Rockdale County Technology Services to inform you of a ransom ware incident that occurred on Feb. 6 within multiple county server systems. This incident resulted in compromise of system access due to an outside entity sending an infected email. Our response team acted quickly to assess and mitigate the situation.

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I've worked in community newspapers for 30 years, including Editor of the Jackson Progress-Argus from 1993-1999. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016. Started as Senior Reporter at the Jackson Progress-Argus in December 2019.

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