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Mar 7, 2017 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State Senate Democratic leader Jay Costa said Monday that while his caucus remains frozen out of its email and computer network, it does not plan to pay ransom to restore it.

"Our phones are operating, our offices are open, our members are conducting business as usual," he said in a conference call with reporters.

A "ransomware" cyberattack Friday left state Senate Democrats unable to access emails, internal working documents and other files. Ransomware blocks access to a computer sy

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