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Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

San Francisco transit hacker fails to extort victim, gets doxxed instead

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

After three days without payment, an unnerved hacker that infected computer systems with ransomware operated by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency threatened to leak 30GB worth of sensitive data late Monday night. SFMTA spokesperson Paul Rose is calling the hacker’s latest threat a bluff.

Malware targeting San Francisco transit may have been in wild at least 2 months, research shows

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Ransomware used in a cyberattack that was disclosed over the weekend against the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, or SFMTA, may be the mutated offspring of an older variant discovered by researchers in September, experts tell CyberScoop.

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