Durham Town Office shuts down email server following breach

DURHAM — Town officers are warning residents to not open emails from the city after its email system was compromised.

Town Administrator Ruth Glaeser stated Friday residents started receiving emails from the city that contained file attachments and requests for private and banking info. Writing from her private email tackle as a result of hack, she instructed residents to not open any emails from the Town Office as a result of it “may comprise a virus that would unfold to your personal email account and laptop.”

“Delete the email completely,” Glaeser stated.

The email addresses confirmed to be compromised embrace [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], and [email protected], although Glaeser stated that extra might be affected.

The stated the Town Office would “by no means request private or banking info by email.”

“The city has shut down the email server in query and is working with the city’s IT firm, BEK, to analyze and repair this problem,” Glaeser stated.

Any updates will probably be posted in town web site, Glaeser stated.

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