Special: Computer Hackers Breach Yonkers Details Technology Heart By Hezi Aris

The Attempt Was to Dishevel Lots of Modules But They Ended up Productively Defended

Revised on Sunday, September 12, 2021 a 2:46pm

Hackers Need Ransom from Buffalo, Syracuse and Yonkers for Pc Databases Breach

Buffalo Demanded to Pay back $3.5 Million … Compensated 8 Weeks Back

Rochester Demanded to Pay out $4 Million … Paid out 4 Weeks Ago

Yonkers Demanded to Pay out $10 Million … No Payment Designed … Tested to Be Pointless

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano.

YONKERS, NY — September 12, 2021 — A Yonkers person with proven expertise fortunately advised the Yonkers Tribune two times ago that the Metropolis of Yonkers had endured a computer system incursion by hackers who demanded ransom to the tune of $10 million to resuscitate the disparate modules that overlay the distinctive departments of the city.

The situation was corroborated from a multiplicity of departments when computer methods had been immobilized and/or frozen.

The conserving grace is that the system’s a variety of modules are in the approach of remaining resurrected but there has been no way for the Yonkers Tribune to ascertain when all the modules will be up and working.

The takeaway is quite basic. The Metropolis of Yonkers must allocate funding for a condition of the artwork laptop procedure that can contend with potential attempts to undermine the capacity of the Town of Yonkers to purpose.

Robert W. Cacace, Jr., Commissioner of Info Know-how for the Town of Yonkers

The Yonkers Tribune has been made mindful of the circumstances that undermined computer system devices in Buffalo, Rochester, and Yonkers to some extent or another despite there possessing been not just one report from any of these towns, except for the Yonkers Tribune’s telling.  

It should be observed and celebrated that Bob Cacace’s oversight as Commissioner of Data Technology for the City of Yonkers and his department’s oversight of this perhaps calamitous event has been thwarted.

Yonkers Tribune has uncovered that the process of resuscitating Yonkers office to performing capability is going through. How the method will take is unfamiliar.