Canadian town forced to pay Bitcoin after nasty ransomware attack

2018-09-14T23:50:05
ID HACKREAD:D4E255F76D9DFFD7BCC4B45A63852718
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Reporter Uzair Amir
Modified 2018-09-14T23:50:05

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By Uzair Amir

The town of Midland, Ontario, Canada, has decided to pay cybercriminals after its servers were targeted and infected with a nasty ransomware on Saturday, September 1, at approximately 2 a.m. The total amount of ransom payment has not been disclosed but the demand from cybercriminals was that they must be paid in Bitcoin if the town wants […]

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