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Second Ransomware Attack Strikes Johannesburg
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10/29/2019 | 8:15:02 PM
City power
City Power, a municipal entity delivering power to the entire city. The incident blocked residents from buying electricity, uploading invoices, and accessing City Power's website. This should have been first indicator that city should be doing better job to protect themselves against ransomware attracts.
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10/29/2019 | 8:11:43 PM
Banks
Around the same time as the attack, multiple banks also reported connectivity problems believed to be linked to cybercrime. This would be more damaging I would say, when people feel their investments are at risk that would create chaos.
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10/29/2019 | 8:09:00 PM
Really
We have dozens of backdoors inside your city. We have control of everything in your city. We can shut off everything with a button This is really scary. Other aspect of it: is this city really this much smart-city that everything is connected?
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10/29/2019 | 8:06:05 PM
Re: Sad reality
many do it just for fun, This is really true. Some do it for monetary gain or pure fame.
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10/29/2019 | 8:03:53 PM
Second.
Second Ransomware Attack Strikes Johannesburg This is being second is critical information, so no preventive actions after first then?
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10/25/2019 | 8:43:46 PM
Sad reality
It is very sad to know that people do this to harm other people, many do it just for fun, hacking a site with the intent of meanness is unfortunate.


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