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Port of San Diego Hit by “Serious” Ransomware Attack, Bitcoin Demanded

Port of San Diego CEO Randa Coniglio announced this week that Port of San Diego computer systems suffered a “serious” ransomware attack on September 25th, with hackers demanding a ransom of Bitcoin to unlock affected systems. “The Port of San Diego has experienced a serious… Read More

Town of Midland, Ontario Forced to Pay Bitcoin in Ransomware Attack

A small town about 2 hours north of Toronto is being forced to pay bitcoins to have access to its computer systems restored by hackers, the Midland Newsroom reports. “In the early hours of Saturday, September 1, the Town of Midland became the victim of… Read More

Hackers Lock Up PGA Promo Files, Demand Ransom in Bitcoin

Hackers with poor spelling annoyed one of the world’s largest golf promoters this week by seizing some relatively benign files and demanding a bitcoin ransom for their return, Golfweek reports. On Tuesday, staff at the Professional Golfer’s Association of America  (PGA) tried to access computer… Read More

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