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Is this a case of life imitating art? Riders of the San Francisco Municipal Railway, more commonly known as Muni, were treated to a rather interesting surprise over the weekend. Starting Friday afternoon, it was determined that the MUNI ticketing system was attacked by hackers, with computer screens displaying the message, "You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted.” This sounds like the plot for a mission from Watch Dogs 2, a game that launched November 15th to highly favorable reviews and follows the travails of a band of hackers in the San Francisco Bay Area. While the hack was enough to bring down the payment system associated with Muni, it was not enough to actually disrupt service. “There’s no... Read more...