At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCrime NewsPolice NewsPuerto Rico News

Puerto Rico Firefighting Corps’ Servers Hacked By Criminals Seeking $600K Ransom

SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s firefighting department said Wednesday that its database was hacked by unknown people demanding $600,000 in an act of alleged extortion.

The department’s director, Alberto Cruz, said in a statement the situation has not affected its ability to respond to emergencies.

Police said the department received an email notifying it that hackers had encrypted its servers and wouldn’t release them until they got paid.

The department contacted police and have not paid the money, officials said. The investigation is ongoing.

Previous post

3 Disturbances Could Bring A 'Massive' Amount of Rainfall To The USVI and PR This Weekend

Next post

DLCA Peace Officer Who Blackmailed Woman For Sex Gets 3.4 Years In Prison

The Author

VI Free Press

VI Free Press

No Comment

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *