Ransomware attack hampering Dallas police operations

A major component of the City of Dallas’ police communications system went down Monday morning, as well as some other city services.

CBS News Texas’ J.D. Miles has multiple sources confirming the outage was caused by a ransomware attack against the city’s systems. The outage is impacting DPD’s computer assisted dispatch system, called CAD, which directs police to emergencies and other calls.

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Source: CBS News