In addition, all police district spokesperson’s offices have gone offline and are not sending or responding to emails at the moment. Internal police networks were still online.
Police investigators were looking at the possibility that someone broke into the police computer system. They were trying to determine how far the break-in reaches and if it entails some sort of wide-scale cyber-attack or a virus that was passed onto only a few computers, National Police Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld explained.
Police were ordered not to use external hard drives or disks-on-key.