Despite resolution not to give in to hackers’ ransom demands, some cities are still paying up after attacks

The City of Florence in northern Alabama has agreed to pay a ransom of US $ 300,000 worth of Bitcoin to hackers who compromised its computer systems and deployed ransomware.

And they’re not the only US city finding themselves dealing with the aftermath of a ransomware outbreak this week…

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Graham Cluley