Providence officials: No sensitive information stolen during website hack

Annie Shalvey has an update on a hack previously noted on this site:

Providence officials are working to determine who hacked the city’s website on Saturday.

A screen grab of the site over the weekend showed a hacker offering to sell “all sensitive data and database” collected.

City officials said Monday the hacker asked for a $1,500 to $2,000 ransom, which was not paid. Officials are also stressing that no sensitive information was actually stolen.

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