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Bernard C. Young

Google disables Baltimore's Gmail accounts used during ransomware recovery

Google disables Baltimore's Gmail accounts used during ransomware recovery

Gmail accounts used by Baltimore officials as a workaround while the city recovers from the ransomware attack were disabled because the creation of a large number of new accounts triggered Google’s automated security system, a spokesman for the company said.

Lester Davis, a spokesman for Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, said city employees began realizing there was a problem Thursday morning and were able to talk to senior executives at Google later in the day to resolve the issue.

“They know Baltimore is dealing with a sensitive situation,”...

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