In a jaw dropping move, a city in Florida that was hacked 3 weeks ago voted unanimously to PAY THE HACKERS a $600,000 ransom to *maybe* get their files back. The city council claims that security consultants recommended the decision to give in to extortion
A Florida city has agreed to pay $600,000 to hackers who've taken over its computer system. The attack has disabled Riviera Beach's email system and kept 911 dispatchers from entering calls into the computer.
This is just nuts: Florida city pays $600,000 ransom to save computer records
Florida city pays $600,000 ransom to save computer records - Associated Press via