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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 »

SF Muni ransomware hack meant free rides last weekend - Autoblog (blog);

SF Muni ransomware hack meant free rides last weekend - Autoblog (blog)

Autoblog (blog)SF Muni ransomware hack meant free rides last weekendAutoblog (blog)Over the weekend, users of San Francisco's Muni transit system found themselves riding for free. It wasn't any sort of promotion, or extended celebration of Thanksgiving. If riders want to give thanks to anyone, it's a hacker going by the alias of Andy ...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 »

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 »

SF wants less car-friendly development amid population, construction boom - San Francisco Examiner;

SF wants less car-friendly development amid population, construction boom - San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco ExaminerSF wants less car-friendly development amid population, construction boomSan Francisco ExaminerIn San Francisco, where there is a registered car for about every two residents, city officials plan to bolster its transit-first policy by requiring new construction to add amenities that make walking, riding Muni or bicycling more appealing. But the ...and more »

San Francisco transit hacker fails to extort victim, gets doxxed instead - CyberScoop;

San Francisco transit hacker fails to extort victim, gets doxxed instead - CyberScoop

CyberScoopSan Francisco transit hacker fails to extort victim, gets doxxed insteadCyberScoopAfter three days without payment, an unnerved hacker that infected computer systems with ransomware operated by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency threatened to leak 30 gigabytes of sensitive data late Monday night. SFMTA ...and more »

San Francisco SFMTA Denies That Hacker Stole 30GB of Data from Its Servers - BleepingComputer;

San Francisco SFMTA Denies That Hacker Stole 30GB of Data from Its Servers - BleepingComputer

BleepingComputerSan Francisco SFMTA Denies That Hacker Stole 30GB of Data from Its ServersBleepingComputerThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA, also nicknamed Muni) has published a statement denying rumors that the hacker who infected their systems with ransomware might have stolen data from its servers. Late Monday afternoon, the ...and more »

The San Francisco Subway Hacker Demanded Ransom in Bitcoin - Popular Mechanics;

The San Francisco Subway Hacker Demanded Ransom in Bitcoin - Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsThe San Francisco Subway Hacker Demanded Ransom in BitcoinPopular MechanicsSan Francisco's Municipal Railway, known as Muni, saw its computerized fare systems hacked last week. It turns out that during the hack, there was a ransom demand of 100 bitcoin, equalling around $73,000 (it was not successful). While Muni trains were ...and more »

Muni system hacker hit others by scanning for year-old Java vulnerability - Ars Technica;

Muni system hacker hit others by scanning for year-old Java vulnerability - Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaMuni system hacker hit others by scanning for year-old Java vulnerabilityArs TechnicaThe attacker who infected servers and desktop computers at the San Francisco Metropolitan Transit Agency (SFMTA) with ransomware on November 25 apparently gained access to the agency's network by way of a known vulnerability in an Oracle WebLogic ...and more »

SFMTA 'Never Considered' Paying Ransom to Hackers - CityLab;

SFMTA 'Never Considered' Paying Ransom to Hackers - CityLab

CityLabSFMTA 'Never Considered' Paying Ransom to HackersCityLabThe feds are investigating a demand of 100 bitcoins to release the transit agency's encrypted files. John Metcalfe · @citycalfe; Nov 29, 2016; 2 Comments. Share on Facebook; Tweet. SFMTA. Love CityLab? Make sure you're signed up for our free e-mail ...and more »

San Francisco MUNI hacker was hacked - Engadget;

San Francisco MUNI hacker was hacked - Engadget

EngadgetSan Francisco MUNI hacker was hackedEngadgetOver the weekend, San Francisco's transit system was hacked by an individual (or group) going by the name Andy Saolis. The attack forced the city to offer Muni rides for free while its staff raced to rectify the breach on its servers. But while Saolis ...and more »