55 Victorian Speed And Red Light Cameras Infected With Ransomware

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WannaCry ransomware has infected 55 speed and red-light cameras in Victoria - and human error is the cause.

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3AW reported the incident this morning.

"A system patch has been applied, which prevents the spread of the virus," a Justice and Regulation spokesperson said in the program. "The Department is in the process of removing the virus from the affected cameras. The remaining sites will be rectified in the next couple of days."

The spokesperson says the virus has not impacted the accuracy of the camera system, all infringements during this period have been captured correctly, and no infringements have been affected by the virus.

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