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Cryptopolitan 2019-07-12 18:00:06

Monroe University in NYC hit by hackers demanding 170 BTC payment

A university in New York City has been hit by hackers with ransomware on its database servers, ultimately rendering the university’s systems completely useless unless they pay 170 Bitcoins, around $2 million with the current market price. The IT team is hard at work to combat the issue and somehow get the database back online as well as the University’s website. However, Monroe university managed to spread the information through their Facebook page and mentioned that students would continue their studies without any interference. A representative mentioned that the university has years of experience and therefore can easily handle the

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