TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city confirmed Friday that hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week but officials have yet to decide whether they will pay a reported $1 million ransom. If they do opt to fork over the money, they may have to dip into […]
Meriden police are looking for a man in connection to a shooting that happened earlier this year.
Hackers knocked Derby Police Department computers offline for hours during a Sunday evening cyber attack, News 8 has learned.
An American woman and her safari guide who were kidnapped in a Ugandan wilderness park and held five days by armed captors were returned unharmed on Sunday after a ransom was paid for their release, authorities said.
West Haven City Hall recently fell victim to a cyber attack.
CHICAGO (AP) — The call came on a Saturday in July delivering grim news: Many of the computer systems serving the government of LaPorte County, Indiana, had been taken hostage with ransomware. The hackers demanded $250,000. No way, thought County Commission President Vidya Kora. But less than a week later, officials in the county southeast […]
A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear – but there were no signs of explosives, and authorities said the scare appeared to be a crude extortion attempt.
A Connecticut cab driver will be sentenced Monday in Bridgeport for an extortion scheme that involved kidnapping immigrants.
A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black.”
A Hartford man was arrested on several charges including assault, after an alleged drug deal left one man shot in South Windsor back in February.