Metro county shuts down 9 servers after ransomware attack on water department

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. — A local county hit by a ransomware attack says it’s slowly getting back up to speed.

Rockdale County said is waiting on a ransom demand connected to this latest attack.

Channel 2’s Tom Jones learned the attack happened after an employee opened an email with an infected attachment and the ransomware has infected up to nine county servers.