Los Angeles Valley College pays $28,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers

Los Angeles Valley College was infected with a virus on Dec. 30 that disabled its computer systems. The Los Angeles Community College District paid a $28,000 ransom in bitcoin last week to hackers who took control of a campus email and computer network until a payment was made.

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