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Huber Heights in 'state of emergency' after ransomware attack

City of Huber Heights

Huber Heights officials promise daily updates on city operations after ransomware attack.

The city of Huber Heights has declared a state of emergency after a ransomware attack on Sunday morning, Nov. 12, 2023.

Huber Heights officials say they will provide updates on the situation daily at 2 p.m.

On Tuesday afternoon, they said city workers are using temporary access devices that have been distributed to all city departments.

Meanwhile they’re working to get the main system back online and expect zoning, permitting and code enforcement functions to be fully operational by Wednesday.

Forensic evidence collection began Tuesday, which will continue for the next couple of days.

Residents are asked to go to the city’s website for updates on services.

Jerry began volunteering at WYSO in 1991 and hosting Sunday night's Alpha Rhythms in 1992. He joined the YSO staff in 2007 as Morning Edition Host, then All Things Considered. He's hosted Sunday morning's WYSO Weekend since 2008 and produced several radio dramas and specials. In 2009 Jerry received the Best Feature award from Public Radio News Directors Inc., and was named the 2023 winner of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Best Anchor/News Host award. His current, heart-felt projects include the occasional series Bulletin Board Diaries, which focuses on local, old-school advertisers and small business owners. He has also returned as the co-host Alpha Rhythms.