Cyberattack Downs Pensacola’s City Systems


The city of Pensacola, Fla., said it has been hit by a cyberattack that shut down the city’s computer networks and affected its systems.

The attack occurs just days after a shooting occurred Friday at U.S. military base Naval Air Station Pensacola, leaving three dead. Pensacola’s mayor, Grover Robinson, told news outlets that he didn’t know if the cyberattack was connected to that incident.

“In light of the shooting Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, the City of Pensacola notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security and Florida Department of Law Enforcement about the incident as a precaution,” the city said in a Monday evening press

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Source: ThreatPost