Internet Worm Hits State Computers

(Frankfort,KY---AP) – An internet worm has interrupted work in several motor
vehicle registration offices in Kentucky. Computers that handle auto registration data were impacted by the worm in at least six branch offices in Jefferson County.In Fayette County, the County Clerk reported that it was
almost impossible to process registrations Monday. However, offices in Franklin County reported no major problems with computer performance. Some other state services also were affected. Gil Lawson of the Cabinet for Health Services says there were widespread reports of problems. Services including medicaid, food stamp benefits, and child support experienced delays in some areas.