Florida city agrees to pay nearly $600,000 after ransomware attack

Posted on June 20, 2019 6:21 am

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A Florida city has agreed to pay hackers who incapacitated their computer system nearly $600,000 in ransom.The Riviera Beach, Fla., City Council voted unanimously Monday night to have its insurer pay a hacker’s dem…