National 911 Cyber Attack Was First Detected in Tarrant County
Mar 3, 2017 • Star Telegram
March 3, 2017
When a flurry of hangup calls hit one night last October, North Texas call takers were the first to realize that a cyber attack of the nation’s 911 system was under way.
It struck first in Irving on Oct. 25.
Then Fort Worth followed with a deluge of 911 calls a short time later…