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The News & Observer
N.C. should restore unemployment cutsjob fair candidates line up. Declines in financial services and manufacturing h
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
job fair candidates line up. Declines in financial services and manufacturing have hurt the region. DAVIE HINSHAWThe Charlotte Observer In south Charlotte, job fair candidates line up. Declines in financial services and manufacturing have... Read more
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The News & Observer
Shine a brighter light to find all gifted childrenin the state’s elementary and secondary schools. Earlier this year, a joint inv
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
in the state’s elementary and secondary schools. Earlier this year, a joint investigation by The News & Observer and the Charlotte Observer laid out the systemic barriers and nearly insurmountable challenges gifted students from low-income... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Slick roads causing accidents across Rowan CountyTom Johnson (92) and defensive end Everson Griffen (97) when the teams played o
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Tom Johnson (92) and defensive end Everson Griffen (97) when the teams played on Sept. 25, 2016. ( David T. Foster III | Charlotte Observer) I know that all Carolina Panthers fans are caught up in their team’s playoff possibilities, but consider... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Ballantyne-area house fire under investigationTom Johnson (92) and defensive end Everson Griffen (97) when the teams played o
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Tom Johnson (92) and defensive end Everson Griffen (97) when the teams played on Sept. 25, 2016. ( David T. Foster III | Charlotte Observer) I know that all Carolina Panthers fans are caught up in their team’s playoff possibilities, but consider... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Can Panthers beat a Minnesota Vikings team playing for history?CHARLOTTE, NC (Scott Fowler/The Charlotte Observer) - I know that all Carolina
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Scott Fowler/The Charlotte Observer) - I know that all Carolina Panthers fans are caught up in their team’s playoff possibilities, but consider for a moment Sunday’s opponent – the Minnesota Vikings. Minnesota could have the sort of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Final tab in their fight to free little Luna? A ‘shocking’ amount of money.CHARLOTTE, NC (Michael Gordon/The Charlotte Observer) - The bad news for Angel
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Michael Gordon/The Charlotte Observer) - The bad news for Angela and Tim Munson is that they have lost the expensive legal fight to free their puppy from a mandatory rabies quarantine. The good news: Luna will be home for the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Multiple school closings announced due to weather“I’m a mom of four ... my husband knows we have four children, and my son knows
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
“I’m a mom of four ... my husband knows we have four children, and my son knows he has three sisters. (Diedra Laird | Charlotte Observer) Plump, shiny lips. Dark tufts of hair as soft as goose feathers. A nose that could have belonged to a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
No headlights after midnight leads to 20 guns, drugs, $11,963“I’m a mom of four ... my husband knows we have four children, and my son knows
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
“I’m a mom of four ... my husband knows we have four children, and my son knows he has three sisters. (Diedra Laird | Charlotte Observer) Plump, shiny lips. Dark tufts of hair as soft as goose feathers. A nose that could have belonged to a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Several hospitalized in Ballantyne rollover wreck“I’m a mom of four ... my husband knows we have four children, and my son knows
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
“I’m a mom of four ... my husband knows we have four children, and my son knows he has three sisters. (Diedra Laird | Charlotte Observer) Plump, shiny lips. Dark tufts of hair as soft as goose feathers. A nose that could have belonged to a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
She died the day she was supposed to be born. A ‘perfect’ photo helps her family heal.MOORESVILLE, NC (Theoden Janes/The Charlotte Observer) - On the morning that Ha
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
MOORESVILLE, NC (Theoden Janes/The Charlotte Observer) - On the morning that Haven May Lanning emerged from her mother’s womb, she looked flawless. Plump, shiny lips. Dark tufts of hair as soft as goose feathers. A nose that could have belonged to a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Several taken to hospital following rollover wreck in Ballantyne“I’m a mom of four ... my husband knows we have four children, and my son knows
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
“I’m a mom of four ... my husband knows we have four children, and my son knows he has three sisters. (Diedra Laird | Charlotte Observer) Plump, shiny lips. Dark tufts of hair as soft as goose feathers. A nose that could have belonged to a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Bertie County prison guard died amid training, staffing worrieshad not received the four-week basic training course that includes instruction
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
had not received the four-week basic training course that includes instruction on how to subdue an attacking inmate. The Charlotte Observer reported Thursday that just an hour before she was assaulted, 29-year-old Sgt. Meggan Callahan confided to... Read more
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The World
County says hackers tried another attackCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
The World / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
County says hackers tried another attackCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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The Sentinel
County says hackers tried another attackCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
The Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
County says hackers tried another attackCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
County says hackers tried another attackfor the files being held. County officials said late this afternoon they are no
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. County officials said late this afternoon they are not paying the ransom. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio speaks at a news conference at the Government Center... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
County says hackers tried another attackCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
County says hackers tried another attackCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
Fremont Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
An inmate set a fire and waited for her. The untold story of a prison murder.WINDSOR, NC (Gavin Off and Ames Alexander/The Charlotte Observer) - Just an hou
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
WINDSOR, NC (Gavin Off and Ames Alexander/The Charlotte Observer) - Just an hour before she was beaten to death with a fire extinguisher, Sgt. Meggan Callahan worried that her officers were not prepared if an inmate attacked. About 250 inmates lived... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Prison guard died amid training, staffing worrieshad not received the four-week basic training course that includes instruction
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
had not received the four-week basic training course that includes instruction on how to subdue an attacking inmate. The Charlotte Observer reported Thursday that just an hour before she was assaulted, 29-year-old Sgt. Meggan Callahan confided to... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Prison guard died amid training, staffing worrieshad not received the four-week basic training course that includes instruction
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
had not received the four-week basic training course that includes instruction on how to subdue an attacking inmate. The Charlotte Observer reported Thursday that just an hour before she was assaulted, 29-year-old Sgt. Meggan Callahan confided to... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
The Register Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
Sioux City Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
Rapid City Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesfor the files being held. County officials said late this afternoon they are no
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. County officials said late this afternoon they are not paying the ransom. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio speaks at a news conference at the Government Center... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Chester police officer accused of inappropriately touching woman at restaurant firedhit CharlotteHere’s what happens when ‘elves’ armed with stacks of $100 bills h
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
hit CharlotteHere’s what happens when ‘elves’ armed with stacks of $100 bills hit Charlotte Credit: John D. Simmons | The Charlotte Observer The last moments of lunch at Oakhurst STEAM Academy Wednesday were interrupted by head custodian Renee... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Woman attempts to rob several people at knifepoint in Salisburyhit CharlotteHere’s what happens when ‘elves’ armed with stacks of $100 bills h
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
hit CharlotteHere’s what happens when ‘elves’ armed with stacks of $100 bills hit Charlotte Credit: John D. Simmons | The Charlotte Observer The last moments of lunch at Oakhurst STEAM Academy Wednesday were interrupted by head custodian Renee... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Here’s what happens when ‘elves’ armed with stacks of $100 bills hit CharlotteCHARLOTTE, NC (Jane Wester/Charlotte Observer) - The last moments of lunch at
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Jane Wester/Charlotte Observer) - The last moments of lunch at Oakhurst STEAM Academy Wednesday were interrupted by head custodian Renee Moore’s scream. “Hallelujah!” she yelled, throwing her arms in the air before hugging a $100... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Disruption from county cyberattack continuesfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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The News & Observer
An inmate set a fire and waited for her. The untold story of a prison murder.want to work there. The others: The unit was often understaffed, and many of th
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
want to work there. The others: The unit was often understaffed, and many of the officers there were untrained rookies, a Charlotte Observer investigation found. Citing security reasons, prison officials refused to release surveillance video of... Read more
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Roll Call
The Need for a Royal Distraction on This Side of the PondMarkle is wearing when she walks down the aisle. Roll Call columnist Mary C. C
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
Markle is wearing when she walks down the aisle. Roll Call columnist Mary C. Curtis has worked at The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, The Charlotte Observer and as national correspondent for Politics Daily. Follow her on Twitter @mc... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
NC: FBI Investigating After a Woman was Assaulted on Charlotte-Bound Flightthe case have not been released while the FBI investigates. LaVendrick Smith:
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
the case have not been released while the FBI investigates. LaVendrick Smith: 704-358-5101; @LaVendrickS ___ (c)2017 The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, N.C.) Visit The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, N.C.) at www.charlotteobserver.com Distributed... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Statesville man facing multiple sex offenses with child, indecent liberties chargesof bewilderment on a plane at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Wednes
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
of bewilderment on a plane at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Wednesday. (Credit: Screen shot from Twitter | The Charlotte Observer) American Airlines on Wednesday offered a tip to passengers on what to do if they encounter what former... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
American Airlines offers advice to former Panther Steve Smith on his stinky dilemmaof bewilderment on a plane at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Wednes
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
of bewilderment on a plane at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Wednesday. (Credit: Screen shot from Twitter | The Charlotte Observer) American Airlines on Wednesday offered a tip to passengers on what to do if they encounter what former... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take daysfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take daysCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
Fremont Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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Connecticut Post
North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take daysfor the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay t
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP) less Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio, left, and Keith Gregg, the county's Chief... Read more
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Missoulian
North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take daysCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
Missoulian / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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The World
North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take daysCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
The World / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take daysCenter about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in b
The Times and Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers. A $25,000 ransom in bitcoin was being sought for the files being held. No decision has been made yet whether or not to pay the ransom, Diorio said. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via... Read more
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