Ransomware Attack Against City of Atlanta Could Cost $17 Million

The cyber attack that struck the City of Atlanta in March could cost taxpayers as much as $17 million, according to a report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News. The seven-page document -- marked "confidential and privileged" -- identifies roughly $6 million in existing contracts along with an additional $11 million in potential costs associated with the March 22 attack.