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Cyber Security Alerts: Extortion Emails

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Extortion Emails 

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There have been numerous extortion emails received by City Employees claiming to have their password, and requiring $3,500 in BTC to not release information.
If you receive this email, please ensure that the subject line does not contain a password that you currently use. If it does, then change your password immediately.
It appears that most recipients were on a list of compromised accounts that we received in December of 2017. Users were notified at that time to change their passwords. We believe these passwords were from that leak. The following article has more information https://thehackernews.com/2017/12/data-breach-password-list.html

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Created at 7/17/2018 4:23 PM  by Sanders, Kristen L. 
Last modified at 7/17/2018 4:49 PM  by Sanders, Kristen L.