School District Forced to Pay $10,000 in Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

Nick Omo · April 29, 2018 · 10:00 am The Leominster Public Schools District has become the latest victim of a Bitcoin ransomware cyberattack. The school district was forced to pay $10,000 in Bitcoin to unlock their system. Details of the Cyberattack On April 14th, suspected hackers took over the computer system of the Leominster […]

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Why Atlanta’s $50k Ransomware Threat Turned into a $2.6 million Cybersecurity Upgrade

Nikita Blows · April 24, 2018 · 10:00 pm March this year saw the US city of Atlanta faced with a ransomware attack. Even though the hackers didn’t get away with their $50k in bitcoins, the city did pay over $2.6 million to ensure that they won’t be vulnerable to a similar threat again. As […]

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