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Sources: Hernando County Gov Suffers Possible Cyberattack, Unknown if Private Data Compromised

BROOKSVILLE – There are unconfirmed reports that Hernando County Government online services may have suffered a possible cyberattack.

According to a source inside the Hernando County Clerk's Office, the County's online systems suffered a ransomware attack, interrupting access to websites for the Clerk's Office, Property Appraiser, Tax Collector, and other systems.

Public Information Officer Dominique Holmes tells R News, "Our investigation into this interruption is ongoing; therefore, we are unable to provide specific information at this time."

It is unknown what if any private information has been compromised or if law enforcement is investigating the breach.

We will bring more on this as it develops.


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