South Africa: Johannesburg Officials Refuse to Pay $30k Bitcoin Ransom

Following the Oct 25 cyber attack on the Johannesburg city website, city authorities have refused to pay the $30,000 (4 BTC) ransom to the hackers; 3 days after the given ultimatum. In an official tweet confirming the incident, the Johannesburg City Council says the hack had affected web services including billing systems, information systems and … Continue reading South Africa: Johannesburg Officials Refuse to Pay $30k Bitcoin Ransom