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Ransomware attack hit San Francisco train system - USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — A ransomware attack took ticket machines for San Francisco's light rail transit system offline all day Saturday during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, but rather than shutting down, the agency decided instead to let ...and more »

San Francisco's Muni system hit by ransomware - CyberScoop

Computer systems tied to San Francisco's Muni public transportation lines have been infected by ransomware, giving riders a free pass on the city's bus, train and trolley services. The system's computers, which had been compromised prior to ...and more »

Ransomware Crooks Demand $70000 After Hacking San Francisco Transport System -- UPDATED - Forbes

Criminals have been causing much grief with ransomware, whether knocking out businesses or entire hospitals with their infections. San Francisco's transport system is the latest to suffer. This weekend, previously-known PC ransomware found its way onto ...and more »

San Francisco Rail System Hacker Hacked - Krebs on Security

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) was hit with a ransomware attack on Friday, causing fare station terminals to carry the message, “You are Hacked. ALL Data Encrypted.” Turns out, the miscreant behind this extortion attempt got ...and more »

Ransomware attack on San Francisco public transit gives everyone a free ride - The Guardian

San Francisco Municipal Transport Agency attacked by hackers who locked up computers and data with 100 bitcoin demand. Samuel Gibbs. Mon 28 Nov 2016 05.19 EST Last modified on Fri 14 Jul 2017 14.11 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Alleged Muni 'hacker' demands $73000 ransom, some computers in stations restored - San Francisco Examiner

Computer systems at San Francisco's transit system, Muni, have been restored following a malware attack on Friday afternoon. Payment systems across the agency's subways read “OUT OF ORDER” in large red digital letters at Powell Station, Embarcadero ...and more »

SF's Transit Hack Could've Been Way Worse—And Cities Must Prepare - WIRED

This weekend, San Francisco's public transit riders got what seemed like a Black Friday surprise: The system wouldn't take their money. Not that Muni's bosses didn't want to, or suddenly forgot about their agency's budget shortfalls. Nope—someone had ...and more »

Ransomware locks up San Francisco public transportation ticket machines - Ars Technica

Black Friday was a dark day for San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency, as an apparent crypto-ransomware infection spread across the Muni system's networks, taking down ticketing for Muni's train stations and systems used to manage the city's ...and more »

'You Hacked' appears at Muni stations as fare payment system crashes - San Francisco Examiner

“You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted.” That was part of the message displayed on computer screens at Muni stations across San Francisco on Saturday in what appears to be a computer hack targeting The City. Along with the message, fare payment machines ...and more »

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

Train, 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 »