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2019-06-21 Cyber
Florida city agrees to pay nearly $600,000 after ransomware attack
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Posted by Fred 2019-06-21 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [336079 views ]  Top

#1 Some people never learn the lesson of Danegeld....
Posted by Mercutio 2019-06-21 07:01||   2019-06-21 07:01|| Front Page Top

#2's the Left Jake, they burned history. You can't learn from it if you don't have any.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-06-21 07:26||   2019-06-21 07:26|| Front Page Top

#3 Well, it makes sense that a Florida city council is full of Florida men persons.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-06-21 07:35||   2019-06-21 07:35|| Front Page Top

#4 And of course, the taxpayer will be on the hook for the incompetence of municipal officials paid with taxpayer dollars in the first place. Also factor in there will be no accountability nor employment consequences for anyone involved.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-06-21 08:47||   2019-06-21 08:47|| Front Page Top

#5 #4, bottom line. Oh for the want of Malwarebytes etc.
Posted by Woodrow 2019-06-21 08:56||   2019-06-21 08:56|| Front Page Top

#6 I can buy a lot of internal network security for $600K.

Just sayin'.

Or 800 seats, for 30 years, for a high-level enterprise endpoint.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2019-06-21 09:57||   2019-06-21 09:57|| Front Page Top

#7 The city will pay an addition $25,000 to cover its deductible,

A lot cheaper than the cost of a secure infostructure. I expect it was proposed but voted down in favor of 3-way signs for the public bathrooms.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-06-21 14:17||   2019-06-21 14:17|| Front Page Top

#8 "Prime suspect is Peggy the Hacker,
The dread Russian cyber-attacker."
"So, who squeezed this goose?"
"Surely someone with juice
Poached the egg..." "Someone yeggy?" "A cracker."
Posted by Elmomong Speasing6180 2019-06-21 17:53||   2019-06-21 17:53|| Front Page Top

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