Bills for the Breach

Invoices show four firms have collectively charged more than $200,000 to clean up the city’s computer systems after last year’s ransomware hack.

2020 Revue: City of Knoxville

The COVID-19 pandemic was just the first in a series of crises that greeted Mayor Indya Kincannon during her first year in office.

Ransom Revealed

The group holding Knoxville’s computer systems hostage wants nearly $400,000 for the release of the city’s data.

Ransomware Attack Goes Public

Hackers posted city employee information online in an attempt to intimidate the Kincannon administration into paying a ransom for stolen data.

City Likely Won’t Pay Ransom

The Kincannon administration hopes to have computer systems affected by ransomware attack restored in less than two weeks.

City Files Kidnapped

Ransomware attack hits computer servers, but officials say they don’t think personal information was compromised.