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St. Louis City Public Library victim of ransomware attack

“The St. Louis City Public Library’s computers are not accessible to the public following a ransomware attack.Library spokeswoman Jennifer Hatton said the 700 computers throughout their 16 branches are currently down because of a ransomware attack.The exact timing of the attack is unknown, but library officials believe it occurred either Wednesday night or Thursday morning. Hatton said the attackers are demanding the library pay a fee to be able to access their server.” (via

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