29 Nov '16, 11am

Hackers just attacked a major public transit system and demanded $70,000

Hackers just attacked a major public transit system and demanded $70,000

As of Sunday, the system appeared to be restored and gates to Muni stations were once again operational. The agency is declining to address further questions about the hack or how its systems were restored, saying simply that the situation is subject to an ongoing investigation, but that “Neither customer privacy nor transaction information were compromised.” The incident did result in one unexpected benefit for passengers: rides on the trains were free throughout the day on Saturday.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/san-franciscos-muni-system-gives-fre...

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