The Attempt Was to Dishevel Many Modules But They Had been Efficiently Defended
Revised on Sunday, September 12, 2021 a 2:46pm
Hackers Demand from customers Ransom from Buffalo, Syracuse and Yonkers for Laptop or computer Database Breach
Buffalo Demanded to Fork out $3.5 Million … Paid out 8 Weeks In the past
Syracuse* Demanded to Shell out $4 Million … Compensated 4 Months Ago
*Error CORRECTED – The entry that is asterisked together with Syracuse was to begin with and erroneously listed as Rochester inadvertently. Rochester endured no ransomeware attack regardless of the original point out of Rochester. It has been corrected to demonstrate Syracuse. it was a gross error on my aspect.
No attack transpired and no payment was made.
My sincerest apology. /s/ Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher
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Yonkers Demanded to Pay out $10 Million … No Payment Designed … Demonstrated to Be Unwanted
YONKERS, NY — September 12, 2021 — A Yonkers person with tested knowledge luckily suggested the Yonkers Tribune two days in the past that the City of Yonkers had experienced a computer incursion by hackers who demanded ransom to the tune of $10 million to resuscitate the disparate modules that overlay the unique departments of the town.
The situation was corroborated from a multiplicity of departments when pc systems ended up immobilized and/or frozen.
The preserving grace is that the system’s a variety of modules are in the procedure of remaining resurrected but there has been no way for the Yonkers Tribune to ascertain when all the modules will be up and functioning.
The takeaway is pretty straightforward. The Metropolis of Yonkers need to allocate funding for a state of the artwork laptop or computer procedure that can contend with foreseeable future tries to undermine the capacity of the Town of Yonkers to functionality.
The Yonkers Tribune has been created informed of the instances that undermined laptop or computer systems in Buffalo, Rochester, and Yonkers to some extent or an additional despite there having been not a person report from any of these towns, except for the Yonkers Tribune’s telling.
It have to be mentioned and celebrated that Bob Cacace’s oversight as Commissioner of Details Technological innovation for the City of Yonkers and his department’s oversight of this possibly calamitous occurrence has been thwarted.
Yonkers Tribune has realized that the procedure of resuscitating Yonkers office to working ability is undergoing. How prolonged the method will take is unfamiliar.