Parts of Delaware County Computer System Suffers ‘Disruption’ as Forensics Experts Are Called In

David Bjorkgren
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Parts of the Delaware County government computer system had to be taken offline Tuesday while officials work with forensic experts to determine what was causing a disruption in some systems, reports

There was no indication of an impact to the Bureau of Elections or the county’s Emergency Services which run on a separate system.

County officials did not say if any personal financial information had been breached.

“We are working diligently to restore the functionality of our systems. The investigation is ongoing and we are working with computer forensic specialists to understand the full nature and scope of the event and confirm accurate information before sharing the details,” stated a release from the county. “County employees have been notified and provided with information and instructions.”

It’s unknown when the disruption occurred, but officials said they “commenced an immediate investigation” which led to taking certain systems offline.

“The County is working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible and will provide updates when they are available,” the release stated.

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