Monroe College hacked, $2M in Bitcoin demanded as ransom

July 12, 2019 | Daily News

Monroe College’s computer system was hacked by someone demanding a $2 million ransom in bitcoin currency, the Daily News has learned.

The ransomware attack was reported to the NYPD on Wednesday, shortly after the hacker crippled the Bronx-based school’s network by encrypting its files remotely.

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