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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Home sales are held up; Baltimore ransomware attack cripples systems vital to real estate deals - Baltimore Sun

Home sales are held up; Baltimore ransomware attack cripples systems vital to real estate deals - Baltimore Sun: People buying homes rely on the city to verify that properties are free of liens and to complete the recording of new deeds. Title companies also use information from the city to calculate outstanding water bills. Those processes have been disrupted by the hack, according to real estate agents and a bulletin from a title insurance company.