As China Builds Transit Cars for U.S. Cities, Congress Seeks to Ban Them

Governing: State and local government agencies have become increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks -- particularly when it comes to public transportation.

In 2016, hackers hit the San Francisco transit system with a ransomware attack demanding $70,000. The following year, Sacramento Regional Transit faced a similar strike. In 2018, the Colorado Department of Transportation shut down 2,000 computers after falling victim to two ransomware attacks in two weeks.

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