Atlanta spending $2.7 million on ransomware cyber attack; ransom was $50,000

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Officials: Atlanta working with feds to address cyber attack

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Cebu City, Philippines: Cloudflare’s 138th Data Center

Cebu City, the second most populous metro area, but oldest city in the Philippines is the home of Cloudflare’s newest Data Center. Located centrally in the Philippines, Cebu has had a long standing tradition of trade and business activity, the word itself “Cebu” meaning trade….

Unanimous Support in Berkeley for Community Control of Spy Tech

Berkeley’s City Council voted unanimously this week to pass the Surveillance Technology and Community Safety Ordinance into law. (This is an earlier draft of the ordinance. We’ll update this link when the approved version is published.) Berkeley joins Santa Clara County (which adopted a similar…

MSU Student Arrested for Distributing Fake Oxycodone Pills

After a string of overdoses in Minnesota and warnings issued by the City of Northfield Police, authorities have arrested a MSU student suspected of selling counterfeit oxycodone pills. The Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force raided the room of 19-year-old Joshua Ryan Chlan and found…

German Darknet Vendor Sentenced to Rehab and Probation

A 32-year-old from the German city of Halle received a sentence of drug rehab and therapy after getting caught and charged with for selling drugs on the darknet. Although the evidence gathered by law enforcement weighed heavily in favor of a lengthy drug trafficking sentence,…

Cyber Attack On City Union Bank’s SWIFT System

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Two Darknet Dealers Arrested in Russia

In Rostov-on-Don, a city in Southern Russia, the Customs Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs captured a drug dealer who “played a key role in an international criminal organization.” Authorities arrested the “key player” drug dealer and one accomplice. The duo, an announcement said,…