Florida City paying $600,000 to end ransomware attack
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The city of Riviera Beach, Florida, has agreed to pay hackers about $600,000 in bitcoin to end a ransomware attack that crippled the city’s IT infrastructure for nearly a month

Riviera Beach is one of several governmental units hit by ransomware attacks during the last several months. For example, Baltimore is still recovering from a May 7 attack that has cost $18 million for recovery so far. But it chose not to pay a ransom.

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