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Ransomware That Can Cause CCTV Blackouts - With Terrifying Prospects

As reported in the The Register earlier today, the possibility of ransomware causing massive blackouts in CCTV coverage became ever more real.

Criminals have infected 70 percent of storage devices tied to closed-circuit TVs in Washington DC eight days before the inauguration of President Donald Trump. With many public space cameras out of action, it’s what could happen next that makes this progression all the more terrifying.

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