The top stores guilty of hosting these potentially risky apps were Google Play (272), ApkFiles (54) and 9Apps (52). Files Go is Google’s … Hackers have used apps including phrases like “bitcoin exchange”, “bitcoin wallet” and “cryptocurrency” to … More
… $2.3 ransom demand back in September. Then the Sacramento Regional Transit system was attacked in November, with the hackers demanding a single bitcoin in ransom. Last December saw the county government of Mecklenburg, North Carolina, having their server files … More
If the attachment to the fake invoice is downloaded, it encrypts files on a victim’s computer until a ransom is paid in bitcoin. Hackers can earn a cut of … The ransomware, first seen in 2014, was also one … More
… from Mecklenburg County's server are being held for ransom after they were hacked, County Manager Dena Diorio said Tuesday. According to Diorio, a county employee clicked an attachment in an email they shouldn't have, exposing the files to the … More
On Tuesday, employees couldn't print, call centers were down, and the code enforcement office had no access to electronic files stored on servers. The hackers' threat isn't to publish the files, but to keep them inaccessible. “We've been told … More
Last month, computer hackers targeted the Sacramento Regional Transit system, resulting in 30 million files being deleted. The ransom price demanded by the hackers for that attack was a single bitcoin. Now that ransom price is being doubled as … More
… Public Transportation System Hacked: Attacker Demands One Bitcoin Ransom … to malicious and started deleting files from the SacRT server.