Baltimore Ransomware Siege Enters Second Week of Bitcoin Extortion Attack

Baltimore Ransomware Siege Enters Second Week of Bitcoin Extortion Attack

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By CCN: Most of the Baltimore City’s government systems have been locked down since May 7th as a result of the “Robbinhood” ransomware attack. The successful crypto locking has forced the city to go “manual” in most aspects of its daily business and has affected several areas of life. For example, people are unable to buy and sell real estate within the city right now because the records cannot be accessed or filed. Baltimore Refuses to Negotiate with Hackers Incoming mayor Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who replaces disgraced Catherine Pugh, insists the city will not pay the roughly 13 bitcoins

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