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Johannesburg Shuts Down Computers City-Wide After Bitcoin Ransomware Attack
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Johannesburg Shuts Down Computers City-Wide After Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

Hackers have breached the computer network of South Africa’s commercial capital Johannesburg in an attempt to ransom the city for Bitcoin. Consequently, the city has shut down its website and suspended all e-services as a ‘precautionary measure’. At the time of writing the city’s website was still inaccessible. The city of Johannesburg’s official web portal…

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