Mayor Stephen Witt will be forced to pay a ransom of $460K after hackers locked Lake City’s servers. Since then, the local community and politicians have been unable to access their emails and make online payments through Lake City’s systems. This is the second time in less than a week that a city in Florida has become a target for hackers. A few days ago, Riviera Beach’s city council decided to pay 65 bitcoins (USD $592K) to hackers who encrypted their files and locked them out of their servers.
Rafael Augusto B.L. de Oliveira | Brazil
The value of our digital belongings is starting to overlap with the value of our physical goods. An example is the ever-growing popularity of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, etc.