Bronx-based Monroe College faces $2 million bitcoin demand after ransomware attack

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July 11, 2019

Monroe College in The Bronx was hit by a ransomware attack, where the hackers demanded $2 million in bitcoin, according to a new report by the New York Daily News.

The incident was reported to the New York Police Department, however, the school's website was taken down by the attack and emails were compromised.

 

Topics: Bitcoin, Mobile Payments, Regulatory Issues

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