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    Default Small city near me just paid a ransom of 400,000 in Bitcoin for an IT attack...


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    GSW Fan Since the 90s Cleverness's Avatar
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    Default Re: Small city near me just paid a ransom of 400,000 in Bitcoin for an IT attack...

    Damn.

    Good chance WW3 gonna be started/fought with big cyber attacks.

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    Default Re: Small city near me just paid a ransom of 400,000 in Bitcoin for an IT attack...

    I wonder how many people working there actually knew what bitcoin was.

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    Default Re: Small city near me just paid a ransom of 400,000 in Bitcoin for an IT attack...

    The city paid $10,000. Insurance pay the rest.

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    Default Re: Small city near me just paid a ransom of 400,000 in Bitcoin for an IT attack...

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawker
    I wonder how many people working there actually knew what bitcoin was.
    We call this place "Lake Shitty."

    Huge crystal meth usage.

    Redneck city.

    It's crazy they paid the ransom.

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    Default Re: Small city near me just paid a ransom of 400,000 in Bitcoin for an IT attack...

    Baltimore is dealing with the same thing, but they've stated they're never going to pay. The tools the hackers used were stolen from the NSA.

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