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Ransomeware is still a thing

Ransomware hits Atlanta police dashcam footage:
Permalink BeebBot 
June 8th, 2018 2:55am
The hackers demanded $51,000.

The city has assigned an extra $9.5m (£7.1m) to finance its recovery efforts.

Maybe they should have paid?
Permalink Grumpy Old Git 
June 8th, 2018 3:00am
Security Trends/Attacks
Ransomware Line Crossed: Hackers No Longer Decrypting after Payment
Arctic Wolf Networks
Permalink Follow Up 
June 8th, 2018 6:01am
"dashcam footage a useful tool"

Oh boy. Defense lawyers will be all over this.

"Your Honor, the evidence footage which would have exonerated my client was lost by the police, so I move for dismissal."
Permalink Send private email xampl9 (Moto phone) 
June 8th, 2018 8:03am

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