Over the weekend, attackers made the San Francisco transit system (SFMTA) the object of their nefarious designs, as hackers claimed control over 2,112 of its 8,656 networked computer systems, demanding a ransom of 100 bitcoin, which equals approximately $70,000.
The TV station also reported that the hack may affect Muni employees as well, noting that "SFMTA workers are not sure if they will get paid this week" and that attackers "also hit Muni's email systems".
According to San FranciscoExaminer, on Friday afternoon, November 25, the MUNI system had been attacked by hackers.
Though it was not a confirmed ransomware attack, the provided contact information suggests the hackers were looking for payment in return for unlocking systems.
The hacker displayed a Yandex email, which is a Russian internet company that provides email and social networking tools. In a statement, the SFMTA said, "The situation is now contained, and we have prioritized restoring our systems to be fully operational".
On Friday, San Francisco's Municipal Transportation System, more commonly referred to as Muni, was hacked. "At this point there are not any indications of any impacts to customers", Muni spokesman Paul Rose told the San Francisco Chronicle on Sunday. Most of the people assumed the fare gates were opened as some sort of thanksgiving offering.
The message read: "You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted".
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Employees told the city's local CBS affiliate that they anxious the hack might also delay their paychecks.
The hacker told Hoodline on Sunday that Muni had "one more day" to make a deal.
Rose said that this hack is the first to Muni's systems in recent memory. It added that transit service was unaffected, and that customer privacy and transaction information were not compromised. Also that year, three hackers drew up a document detailing how to sabotage and exploit the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, which runs buses and trains in the Boston area.
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