Gloucester City Council has confirmed it will publish a report on a cyber attack affecting benefits payments, planning applications and house sales. The local authority first became aware their systems had been compromised in December 2021 due to an email sent to an officer. Since then, the council has rebuilt all its servers at a cost of £845,000. Deputy leader Hannah Norman said that the Information Commissioner's Office, National Crime Agency, and National Cyber Security Centre would be consulted before further details are released.
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