Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers

Photo: Wilfredo Lee (AP) Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers…

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage

Photo: AP The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of…

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise

Baltimore, Maryland city skyline, 2016.Photo: Patrick Smith (Getty Images) Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around…

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore’s Government Computers Hostage, and It’s Not Even Close to Over

Photo: Patrick Semansky (AP) On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers…