Cyberattack Hits City of Pensacola, Home to Navy Base Station Attack
By CBS News // December 9, 2019
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(CBS NEWS) – Federal authorities are investigating a cyberattack on the city of Pensacola, Florida, home to the naval air station where a Saudi flight student killed three sailors and wounded eight others on Friday.
The FBI told CBS News it is providing resources to assist after the cyberattack.
“I can confirm the city of Pensacola has experienced a cyberattack and we’ve disconnected much of our city’s network until the issue can be resolved,” said the city’s spokeswoman, Kaycee Lagarde.
“As a precaution we have reported the incident to the federal government,” Lagarde said, acknowledging the deadly violence at the Pensacola Naval Air Station.
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