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The hacker who hacked San Francisco mass transit got hacked himself - Business Insider;

The hacker who hacked San Francisco mass transit got hacked himself - Business Insider

Business InsiderThe hacker who hacked San Francisco mass transit got hacked himselfBusiness InsiderOver the weekend, San Francisco's bus and trolley system, called Muni by locals, got hacked with ransomware. Someone got into Muni's computer system and threatened to lock its administrators out until they paid 100 bitcoin, or about $73,000. Muni had ...and more »

Hackers take SF Muni for weekend joyride - CNET;

Hackers take SF Muni for weekend joyride - CNET

CNETHackers take SF Muni for weekend joyrideCNETHackers 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 ...and more »

Ransomware Result: Free Ticket to Ride in San Francisco - BankInfoSecurity.com;

Ransomware Result: Free Ticket to Ride in San Francisco - BankInfoSecurity.com

BankInfoSecurity.comRansomware Result: Free Ticket to Ride in San FranciscoBankInfoSecurity.comThat was part of a message that reportedly appeared on thousands of Windows systems used by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, better known as Muni, in recent days, after they were locked by ransomware and 100 bitcoins - currently ...and more »

Passengers ride for free after San Francisco transit systems are hit by ransomware attack - TechSpot;

Passengers ride for free after San Francisco transit systems are hit by ransomware attack - TechSpot

TechSpotPassengers ride for free after San Francisco transit systems are hit by ransomware attackTechSpotThere has been another ransomware attack on a public organization. The malware was used to extort money from a number of hospitals earlier this year, but the victim in this latest instance was San Francisco Municipal Railway's Muni station computer ...and more »

Hack means San Francisco travels for free - euronews;

Hack means San Francisco travels for free - euronews

euronewsHack means San Francisco travels for freeeuronewsCommuters 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 ...and more »

Muni probes ominous 'you hacked' warning - SFBay;

Muni probes ominous 'you hacked' warning - SFBay

SFBayMuni probes ominous 'you hacked' warningSFBayOfficials 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, ...and more »

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

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

MashableSan Francisco's Muni transit system hacked, resulting in free rides for allMashableA 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.and more »

s from the Ransomware Attack on San Francisco's Public Transportation - Inc.com;

s from the Ransomware Attack on San Francisco's Public Transportation - Inc.com

Inc.coms from the Ransomware Attack on San Francisco's Public TransportationInc.comHere are 5 important lessons for everyone from the ransomware attack that disrupted all ticketing for the San Francisco light rail. By Joseph Steinberg. Joseph Steinberg is a cybersecurity expert and entrepreneur. He is CEO of SecureMySocial, which ...and more »

Who's Next, After San Francisco's Public Transit System Got Hacked? - NBCNews.com;

Who's Next, After San Francisco's Public Transit System Got Hacked? - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comWho's Next, After San Francisco's Public Transit System Got Hacked?NBCNews.comWhen you think of cyber attacks, the last place you think of may be the ticket booth at the subway station. Despite this, our infrastructure is still incredibly vulnerable, according to experts. And the threat is real — spanning from hospitals and ...and more »

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

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

Boing BoingThe hacker who took over San Francisco's Muni got hackedBoing BoingLast 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 ...and more »

SF Transit Hacker Gets Hacked - PYMNTS.com;

SF Transit Hacker Gets Hacked - PYMNTS.com

PYMNTS.comSF Transit Hacker Gets HackedPYMNTS.comSan Francisco's Muni public transit system was reportedly hit by a ransomware attack over the weekend that took the light rail transit offline on Saturday (Nov. 26), right in the middle of the busy Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend. According to ...and more »

San Francisco Subway Is Free To Use After Ransomware Attack, Hackers Sought Bitcoins - CoinTelegraph;

San Francisco Subway Is Free To Use After Ransomware Attack, Hackers Sought Bitcoins - CoinTelegraph

CoinTelegraphSan Francisco Subway Is Free To Use After Ransomware Attack, Hackers Sought BitcoinsCoinTelegraphThe holiday season is a time for shopping for gifts, spending time with family and for some, hacking into the San Francisco subway system. In fact, many, many computer systems in San Francisco were hacked this past weekend. So many, in fact, that the ...and more »

San Francisco Metro Hacker Gets Hacked Because Revenge Is Sweet - Softpedia News;

San Francisco Metro Hacker Gets Hacked Because Revenge Is Sweet - Softpedia News

Softpedia NewsSan Francisco Metro Hacker Gets Hacked Because Revenge Is SweetSoftpedia NewsThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency was hacked last weekend by someone who calls himself “Andy Saolis” and who managed to infect systems with ransomware. Due to the infection, all passengers received free rides on the metro, and the ...and more »

Karma! San Francisco Muni Hacker Fell Victim To Hacking - iTech Post;

Karma! San Francisco Muni Hacker Fell Victim To Hacking - iTech Post

iTech PostKarma! San Francisco Muni Hacker Fell Victim To HackingiTech PostHAMBURG, GERMANY - DECEMBER 28: Participants hold their laptops in front of an illuminated wall at the annual Chaos Computer Club (CCC) computer hackers' congress, called 29C3, on December 28, 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. <br /> (Photo : Photo ...and more »

SF Muni hack contained. Next transit hack could be train wreck - CNET;

SF Muni hack contained. Next transit hack could be train wreck - CNET

CNETSF Muni hack contained. Next transit hack could be train wreckCNETTrain, bus and trolley car service was not disrupted by a hacking attack that started Friday. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images. File it under "Bad, but could have been worse." The SF Municipal Transportation Agency fell victim to a hacking attack in ...and more »

The San Francisco MUNI hacker got hacked - BGR;

The San Francisco MUNI hacker got hacked - BGR

BGRThe San Francisco MUNI hacker got hackedBGRWhile 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 ...and more »

Montage of hack - Ahmedabad Mirror;

Montage of hack - Ahmedabad Mirror

Ahmedabad MirrorMontage of hackAhmedabad MirrorResidents of San Francisco were able to take the bus and trolley for free on Saturday after computer systems of the city's transport agency were hacked. Over 2,000 machines on the network — which comprises trains, trams and buses — were infected ...and more »

San Francisco Muni hacker gets hacked back - TechCrunch;

San Francisco Muni hacker gets hacked back - TechCrunch

TechCrunchSan Francisco Muni hacker gets hacked backTechCrunchRevenge 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 ...and more »

FBI, DHS investigating ransomware attack against San Francisco's Muni transit system, agency says - Washington Times;

FBI, DHS investigating ransomware attack against San Francisco's Muni transit system, agency says - Washington Times

Washington TimesFBI, DHS investigating ransomware attack against San Francisco's Muni transit system, agency saysWashington TimesSan Francisco's light rail system let passengers ride for free over the weekend after hundreds of its computers were infected with ransomware. The San Francisco Municipal Railroad, “Muni,” said in a statement Monday that it has begun working with both ...and more »

SF Municipal Railway restores systems after ransomware attack - TechTarget;

SF Municipal Railway restores systems after ransomware attack - TechTarget

TechTargetSF Municipal Railway restores systems after ransomware attackTechTargetThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority restored systems without paying following a ransomware attack that allowed free rides for travelers over the weekend. Sections. Related Content. San Francisco transport system hit by ransomware .and more »