Over the long holiday weekend, the San Francisco Municipal Transport Agency (MUNI) was infected with ransomware, which affected their ticketing machines. They were forced to provide free rides for two days, but they didn’t pay the ransom and recovered their machines. Watch today’s video to learn more about this interesting incident, how the hackers claimed to have breached the organization, and what you can do to defend your network against ransomware.
Episode Runtime: 3:09
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLJDKt6Gw1k
- Attackers demand $70K ransom from SF MUNI – Forbes
- MUNI attackers threaten to release employee and customer info – The Verge
- The MUNI hack was worse than first thought – Gizmodo