Hacker steals information from the City of Edcouch and demands ransom

From prodefence.org

  • A hacker stole thousands of confidential files from the city’s computer network which included information from the water department and city finances.
  • The hacker threatens to erase all the information if a ransom payment of $40,000 in BTC is not made in time.

The City of Edcouch suffered a data breach after a hacker gained access to the city’s network and stole all the city’s information. The City Hall’s telephone services were also down due to the hack.

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