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Macon-Bibb Co., sheriff's website hacked

The homepages displayed a black screen with red lettering supposedly from a group called the 'Turkish Cyber Army'

UPDATE: 6 p.m.

Macon-Bibb County posted a statement on their Facebook page explaining what happened and their efforts to better secure the websites affected.

The post says their main passwords have been changed, and they are in the process of changing all user passwords. 

The county says they 'have not found evidence that data and information has been compromised.'

They're continuing to investigate the hacking.

UPDATE 5:30 p.m. Macon-Bibb was made aware Sunday morning of a message stating several of our websites had been hacked. This included Macon-Bibb's main site, Sheriff's Office site, Pedestrian Safety...

UPDATE: 2:20 p.m.

Floore says the Macon-Bibb websites are restored and now Macon-Bibb IT is trying to find out how deep the hack went.

Floore says the Macon-Bibb County website, the sheriff's website, pedestrian safety page and two older pages were affected.

IT is also working to see if there were any other changes made, other than the home pages.

Original Story: 10:55 a.m.

Macon-Bibb County's official website was hacked Sunday morning.

Upon visiting their website at www.maconbibb.us, the website displays a black background with red lettering reading: 'HACKED' and 'SANAL TURK ORDUSU: Turkish Cyber Army.'

The site then displays a URL at the bottom of the screen.

Macon-Bibb County Spokesperson Chris Floore says they have their IT team working on the website, but do not have a time frame for when it will be fixed or who was involved.

Floore also says the Bibb County Sheriff's Office website as well as a few smaller sites were also impacted.

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office website displays the same black screen and red lettering.

Credit: WMAZ

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