University of Maastricht says it paid hackers €200,000-euro ransom

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University of Maastricht says it paid hackers €200,000-euro ransom

After attack unfolded on Christmas Eve.

The University of Maastricht on Wednesday disclosed that it had paid hackers a ransom of 30 bitcoin -- at the time worth €200,000 (US$220,000) -- to unblock its computer systems, including email and computers, after an attack that unfolded on Dec. 24. Ransomware attacks have become ...

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