Ransomware attack takes down ticket machines

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Northern Rail claimed that the alleged attack was a supply chain issue

A suspected ransomware attack has caused more than 600 touchscreen ticketing machines across the north of England to go offline. It comes just two months after 621 machines were installed at hun...

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