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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…