Last December, security researcher Victor Gevers sounded the second alarm for MongoDB, announcing that the danger had officially evolved from the state of « potential threat » to « full-blown ongoing attack ».
By opposing this digital blackmail, the city of California lost nearly $ 550,000, seven times more than the ransom demanded. Some of you will ask yourselves: why didnt the SFMTA just go ahead and pay the hackers?
We are always connected, perhaps too connected. We are constantly looking for the sexiest and the most user-friendly app in order to make our lives simpler. And as such, weve signed a pact with devil.