Cyber Security

Ransomware Infects DC Police Closed-Circuit Camera Network

“Eight days before President Donald Trump’s inauguration, hackers infected a large number of storage devices that record data from D.C. police surveillance cameras, according to The Washington Post. Police cameras were unable to record Jan. 12-15 because of two forms of ransomware, according to city officials. The attack impacted ‘123 of 187 network video reorders in a closed-circuit TV system for public spaces across the city,’ The Post reported. No actual ransom was paid; the city decided to fix the problem by ‘taking the devices offline, removing all software and restarting the system at each site,’ The Post wrote.”

Source: Ransomware Infects DC Police Closed-Circuit Camera Network – Nextgov.com

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