Bart ransomware takes files hostage by hiding them in password-protected ZIP files

A new crypto-ransomware called “Bart” denies victims access to their files without the use of command-and-control (C&C) infrastructure or AES encryption.

David Bisson reports.

Anonymous gets dirty, releases nude photos of BART spokesman Linton Johnson

Partially nude photographs of a man said to be Linton Johnson, the chief spokesperson for the San Francisco’s BART, have been released onto the internet in what seems to be the latest outbreak of hostility between the transport network and the Anonymous hacktivist group.

BART Police database hacked – names and addresses posted online

A database belonging to the BART Police Officers Association appears to have been hacked, and the names, postal and email addresses of officers posted online.