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San Francisco Muni hit by ransomware attack

San Francisco Muni hit by ransomeware

San Francisco’s public transport system was hit by a hack attack on Saturday that allowed passengers to travel for free.

The attackers used a variant of the HDDCryptor malware to infect 2,112 computers on Friday, encrypting their data and preventing them from operating normally – holding them to ransom for 100 bitcoin (£58,514, $73,086).

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