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12/6/2016
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The 7 Most Sensational Breaches Of 2016

The biggest hacks, data exposures, and thefts that left companies and government entities reeling.
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San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

The past year was dominated by ransomware infections. The attackers are getting creative and the stakes are getting higher, as most recently illustrated in the Thanksgiving weekend attacks against the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. Not only did attackers compromise personal information about employees and customers of the agency, but they also locked kiosks and computers for the agency for two days, forcing it to give free rides during that time or risk service interruptions.

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San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

The past year was dominated by ransomware infections. The attackers are getting creative and the stakes are getting higher, as most recently illustrated in the Thanksgiving weekend attacks against the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. Not only did attackers compromise personal information about employees and customers of the agency, but they also locked kiosks and computers for the agency for two days, forcing it to give free rides during that time or risk service interruptions.

Image Source: Adobe Stock

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