Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack

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By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) For the second time in just over a year, the city of Baltimore has been hit by a ransomware attack, affecting its computer network and forcing officials to shut down a majority of its computer servers as a precaution.

Ransomware works by encryption files and locking them up so users can’t access them. The attackers then demand a ransom amount, typically in Bitcoin digital currency, in

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