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BWL chief says utility 80% recovered from cyberattack, stays mum on ransomware possibility

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Scott Pohl
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WKAR
Dick Peffley is General Manager of the Lansing Board of Water and Light.

The Lansing Board of Water and Light was recently the subject of a cyber attack. We talk with Board of Water and Light General Manager Dick Peffley about the utility's recovery efforts.

Ten days ago, the Lansing Board of Water and Light’s corporate network was struck by a malware attack that forced the utility to lock down their systems. The utility says that while dealing with the attack, customer services were not affected. They also say customer and employee data remained secure through the attack.

What has the Lansing Board of Water and Light done to recover? Are operations back to normal?

Current State speaks with Lansing Board of Water and Light General Manager Dick Peffley.

Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews. He is also an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."
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