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What happens when a city comes under ransomware attack

by Magda CHELLY April 05, 2018

Top officials in Atlanta, Georgia are still trying to recover nearly two weeks after being hit by “one of the most devastating 'ransomware' virus attacks” on a US city, says Reuters. At least five of the city's 13 departments were hit, forcing some services to switch to paper records while others were knocked ...


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Magda Lilia Chelly, is the Managing Director of Responsible Cyber Pte. by day, and a cyber feminist hacker by night.


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