Cyber attack on Wyandotte County government | #government | #hacking | #cyberattack


KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas was hit by a cybersecurity attack to its data centers over the Easter holiday weekend.

The UG said it is working to restore services and data access at this time and encourages community members to check out its website or call 311 for updates on services that have been impacted.

An ongoing assessment of the damage is underway. The UG said it is actively working with the US Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Mid-America Regional Council cybersecurity task force to determine what data, if any, may have been compromised.

The UG said it anticipates some services may be impacted and its website is still accessible and will be providing updates when it becomes available.

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