We are talking about a virus with which attackers extort funds.
The US FBI has launched an investigation into the hacking of the Metropolitan Police’s computer servers by unknown hackers. This is stated in a statement issued on Monday by the press service of the Washington police.
“We are aware of unauthorized access to our [computer] server. While we establish the full extent of the impact of [the cyberattack] and continue to analyze the activities of [hackers in the computer system], we have engaged the FBI to conduct a comprehensive investigation of this problem,” the statement reads. According to the American media, we are talking about a computer virus, with which attackers extort funds.