Cyber security Team Identified Ransomware Utilized to Compromise City Power

Residents of Johannesburg using pre-paid electricity meters were not able to load the electricity purchased from City Power and were also unable to purchase further electricity due to a ransomware attack which compromised City Power’s database. Earlier, City Power said while the variant of ransomware utilized to carry out the attack remains unknown, they have the encrypted network, applications, and database being restored and rebuilt by their ICT department.

Link: Cyber security Team Identified Ransomware Utilized to Compromise City Power
via http://www.ehackingnews.com

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