Rail operator website hacked for demanding bitcoin

rail-operator-website-hackedRail operator website hacked: The website of  www.luas.ie  rail operator in Dublin, Ireland, has been taken offline today after hacker change content with a ransom note to demanding one bitcoin (currently $3,845) not to publish customer data.
Users who tried reaching the tram operator website last Tuesday saw a message claiming the website has been hacked and the company has taken the website down. Users are advised not to reach the website.

 

Before the website was taken down, it showed a message from a perpetrator bothered by the operator’s lack of response to their messages informing of security problems.

You are hacked

some time ago I wrote that you have serious security holes you didn’t reply the next time someone talks to you,
press the reply button you must pay 1 bitcoin in 5 days otherwise,
I will publish all data and send emails to your users
BTC address:
3FsR4CTUmumBJK12Zk8QRwdpPTJEY11aSX

Rail operator website hacked for demanding bitcoin

Luas confirm to says no financial information has been compromised, and the company to contact the affected users within 24 hours.

Luas twit that website has been recovery and the malicious message remove to the homepage of the website. We currently working on the issue for removing the unwanted file