Hackers take SF Muni for weekend joyride - CNET

Hackers take SF public transportation for a ride. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images. San Francisco public transportation authorities have contained a ransomware attack after hackers got onboard the computer system governing the city's light-rail and bus ...

Hack means San Francisco travels for free - euronews

Commuters in the San Francisco Bay area were able to travel for free after hackers hit the network. A ransom demand of 100 Bitcoin – 70,000 US dollars or 66,000 euros, was made. As a precaution, ticketing machines across the entire Bay Area Rapid ...

Muni probes ominous 'you hacked' warning - SFBay

Officials with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are looking into what caused a malfunction with fare machines at underground stations Friday and Saturday, a Muni spokesman said Sunday. The malfunction, which began sometime Friday, ...

San Francisco's Muni transit system hacked, resulting in free rides for all - Mashable

A San Francisco Muni ticketing machine is shown as "out of service" on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. Image: LisaAminABC7 via twitter. 2016%2f06%2f29%2f8a%2fhttpsd2mhye01h4nj2n.cloudfront.netmediazgkymdezlza5.39c93 By Adario Strange Nov 27, 2016.

The hacker who took over San Francisco's Muni got hacked - Boing Boing

Last week, the San Francisco Municipal Light Rail system (the Muni) had to stop charging passengers to ride because a ransomware hacker had taken over its network and encrypted the drives of all of its servers. report this ad. The Muni's many screens ...

The San Francisco MUNI hacker got hacked - BGR

While most people were busy recovering from Thanksgiving and getting ready for massive shopping sprees, a hacker on Friday shut down the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) computer network, asking for $73,000 in Bitcoin to ...

San Francisco Muni hacker gets hacked back - TechCrunch

Revenge is sweet, but irony is sweeter. Apparently, the hacker who infiltrated San Francisco's Muni transportation system late last week fell victim to his own horrible personal cyber hygiene. According to security reporter Brian Krebs, a separate ...