Hackers reportedly disable Newark computers and demand $30K ‘ransom’

Paul Milo reported this yesterday:

Hackers have disabled some City of Newark computers and are now demanding about $30,000 worth of the online currency Bitcoin to render them operable once again, TAPInto reported Monday.

The computers were infected over the weekend with an encryption that affects nearly all files that operate on a desktop, according to a document obtained by TAPInto.

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