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American football team the San Francisco 49ers have been hit by ransomware, with the criminals responsible claiming to have stolen corporate data and threatened to publish it. Calling itself Blackbyte, the ransomware gang responsible published samples of stolen documents on a dark web blog over the weekend, as seen by The …

  1. Steve Davies 3 Silver badge
    Facepalm

    Meanwhile... and closer to blighty

    The website for Stagecoach Busses is still down and has been since Friday.

    https://www.stagecoachbus.com/

    Come on El Reg, isn't this worth reporting?

    1. Jedit Silver badge
      Stop

      "Come on El Reg, isn't this worth reporting?"

      Having tried to use the Stagecoach website in the past, it would be more worthy of reporting if the bastard thing was working properly.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Familiar ring... anyone?

    > Some victims reported the actors used a known Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerability

    ..Oh, that

    1. bombastic bob Silver badge
      Trollface

      Re: Familiar ring... anyone?

      (in the voice of GIlbert Godfried as Iago the Parrot in that old Disney classic, 'Aladdin')

      THAT's a BIG SURPRIIIIISE!!!

      Exchange Server 2003, perhaps? That version caused some noteriety around 2016 as I recall...

      That, plus Micros~1 Outlook, an "Outbreak" waiting to happen.

      (in the voice of Desi Arnaz as Ricky Ricardo, while facepalming)

      Ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay...

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